Pan di spagna

Pan di spagna


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About this recipe: A light Italian sponge.

Serves: 6 

  • 3 eggs
  • 90g sugar
  • 90g cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4 and grease and line the bottom of a round sponge tin.
  2. Separate the eggs and whisk the egg whites untill soft peaks form. Gradually add the sugar followed by the egg yolks. Continue whisking together.
  3. Slowly sift in the cornflour and baking powder untill they are mixed well. Lastly add the vanilla and stir well.
  4. Spoon mixture into the sponge tin and place in oven for about 20 minutes until golden brown or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the middle of the cake.
  5. Take out from oven and let it cool.

Serving suggestion

To serve soak the sponge in a fruit liqueur and serve with crema pasticcera.

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