Classic Genoise – Sponge Cake

Classic Genoise – Sponge Cake


  • 3 eggs (room temperature)
  • 2oz caster sugar
  • 1 1/3oz melted butter
  • 2oz cake flour
  • 3/4oz corn flour


  1. Create a double boiler and whisk the eggs and sugar till slightly warm and foamy.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk to “ribbon stage”. (Drop and see a line).
  3. Sift flours over the batter and carefully fold in. (No lumps, be gentle and fold from bottom up).
  4. Stream warm melted butter and fold in. (Be careful not to over fold)
  5. Tip mixture into a buttered baking pan.
  6. Bake at 325F for about 20-25 minutess/ till cake is cooked.

Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY


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