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Valentine’s Day Cake Ideas – Butter Spongecake
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Ingredients

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1.8 oz butter 1.8 oz = 50 g
3.6 oz castor sugar 3.6 oz = 100 g
3 egg yolk(s)
just a bit salt
2 tbl castor sugar
2.8 oz all-purpose flour 2.8 oz - 80 g
2 tbl icing sugar powder

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Not only this cake will make your table pop but it is extremely delicious, too! Been there, tried it!

  • 45 min
  • Serves 8
  • Medium

Ingredients

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Realising it is two weeks until the Valentine’s Day 2018. So, I thought I would share a few easy recipes you can benefit from to make your Valentine’s Day special. This recipe is part of my Valentine’s Day Cake Ideas and is also known as Butter Spongecake or Biscuit au Beurre.

This cake is very light and is perfect to serve with a sprinkling of icing sugar or glace fruits. What makes it pretty cool though is that by using just a few tools you can transform it into the Valentine’s day cake in just a few minutes!

In fact, try using my tips on any other cake and you will see how easy it is to make your table special without really changing the menu!

I mean, how may times have we stressed about looking for something special for one of those holidays? And how many times have we spent hours just to find something too bulky or “not-just-exactly-what-I-need”?!

I think that it is much easier (and quicker) to cook what you are really good. And then the technique from this Valentine’s Day Cake Ideas recipe to make yours relevant for any occasion. If you were looking for something special and different though – then just bake this puppy. Not only this cake will make your table pop but it is extremely delicious, too! Been there, tried it 🙂

Bon appétit my friends!

P.S. This Valentine’s Day Butter Spongecake is especially delicious with a cup of black tea…

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Steps

1
Done

Start with making cake dough

Start with butter by melting it and then leaving aside to cool. Then gradually beat the sugar into the egg yolks and add the vanilla extract. In addition, continue to beat the mixture for several minutes until it becomes thick and as a result – paled yellow.

2
Done

After that beat the egg whites and salt together in a separate bowl until soft picks are formed. Then sprinkle on the sugar and beat until stiff peaks are formed. Start to add egg whites mixture with two-thirds of flour into egg yolks and mix slightly all of these ingredients together. Also, add the remained flour and egg whites and mix them together.

3
Done

Seems like the cake dough is ready. So, turn the cake into the prepared cake tin which you need to have oiled with a little bit of butter. Furthermore, place the cake into a preheated oven 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius) and bake for 30-35 minutes.

4
Done

Remove the cake from the oven and allow to stand in the pan for 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle icing sugar powder on your butter spongecake. Voila!

Helena

Founder of HelenaRecipes.com, Co-Founder & CMO of LIL Creative Digital Agency and Contributing Writer to food-related publications. I’ve loved cooking since I was 3 years old. Hence, I will share both modern and traditional recipes with you. But guess what? You can share your recipes here, too! Click to start. Subscribe to my irregular newsletter 😊 in the sidebar and bon appétit!

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