Sponge, I have conquered thee


Thanks to this recipe, I no longer fear the sponge! Instead, I laugh in the face of sponge! Manically! Can’t be bothered clicking through? Cornflour and custard powder (and eggs and sugar).

This one is sandwiched with birthday-gift lemon curd and cream.

Here’s how they came out of the oven:


… so I was pretty happy right from the start. Although if anyone can tell me why this happened, I’d be ever so grateful:


(They left their bottoms behind. Too little greasing perhaps?)

The cake was very well received at work. It was, in fact, devoured.