sponge cakes

TastyKake Kandy Kake


Bringing back childhood memories and bagged lunch discoveries: the TastyKake Kandy Kake. A sponge cake with the perfect amount of peanut butter dipped in chocolate.

Tres Leches

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A sponge cake soaked in three kinds of milk: evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and whole milk.

Domino Cake - Bolo Dominó


Domino Cake consists of 9 layers: chocolate sponge cake, chocolate brigadeiro, chocolate mousse, chocolate brigadeiro, chocolate sponge cake, chocolate Chantilly, white sponge cake, white brigadeiro, white Chantilly and white sponge cake. Everything covered with a lot rich chocolate brigadeiro.

Castella/Kasutera - Japanese Sponge Cake


I am still thinking of Japan. Matcha Green Tea and Lemon Honey Castella (Kasutera) Japanese Sponge Cake.

Victoria Sponge Cake


Last weekend, I made a Victoria Sponge Cake. I have always loved the way it looks. There is something very rustic and feminine... and quintessentially English about it. In its simplest - and I believe, authentic - form, it's basically jam and cream sandwiched between 2 layers of sponge. But clearly, there is no harm adding some strawberry slices like I did. They give a fruity punch to an otherwise simple cake.

Biscuit Joconde


A very delicate sponge which I baked for Daring Baker's Challenge. Biscuit Joconde imprime is a French baking term. This delicate patterned sponge can be filled with mousse, cream, custard or jelly...

Biscuit Joconde Imprime


The name of this dessert may be hard to say, but it isn't hard to eat... it's delicious and easier to make than it looks!

Orange and Almond Sponge with Butterscotch Sauce and Pistachio Praline

Orange and Almond Sponge with Butterscotch Sauce and Pistachio Praline

This recipe combines all the flavors of winter into a warm, comforting dessert. The tanginess of fresh orange is complemented and offset by shaved almonds, a sweet butterscotch sauce and homemade pistachio praline. Best of all, it "whips up in minutes" so that you can "sit back and relax with your family." 

Recipe: Orange and Almond Sponge with Butterscotch Sauce and Pistachio Praline

Nutella Roll

Nutella Roll

from CaffeIna

I decided to choose a family recipe for the third part of my Nutella Trilogy. I still don't know which of the three Nutella desserts is my favorite. But I do know that this roll did not last long in my home.

Recipe: Nutella Roll