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SerenaE Apr 21, 2011 11:01 PM

I am looking for a basic yellow sponge cake recipe that I can use for layer cakes. I like it to be soft, with tight crumbs and ideally does not dry out easily (something like sponge cake from Asian bakeries). I can't use diary products, or any vegan diary substitutes because of my kids' allergies, otherwise I can pretty much use anything (butter, flour, eggs, etc). Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

  1. chowser Apr 22, 2011 06:21 AM

    Sponge cakes generally don't have dairy, other than eggs. This is a good reliable one that can be baked as layers. If you don't want it to dry out, you can brush a simple syrup (flavored is better) over it after it cools.

    http://www.joyofbaking.com/AmericanSp...

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      SerenaE Apr 22, 2011 10:59 AM

      Thanks! I will definitely give it a try.

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