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How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

Kateryna YagovychFood
Recipe for a fluffy sponge cake without sugar. Source: Yummy.ph

The most harmful ingredient in sponge cake is sugar. It is added not only for flavor but also for a fluffy texture. To prevent this dessert from causing serious harm to your figure, use the following technique.

The idea of making a sugar-free sponge cake is published on the prikorm_kids_menu Instagram page. Banana is a great choice for the filling.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

Ingredients for a white sponge cake:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp of baking soda (quenched with lemon)
  • 120-150 g of flour
  • 0.5 tsp of vanilla

Ingredients for chocolate sponge cake:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. of baking soda (quenched with lemon)
  • 120-150 g of flour
  • 0.5 tsp of vanilla
  • 1 tsp. carob (or regular cocoa)

Method of preparation (bake the cakes separately):

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

1. Beat eggs.

2. Add sifted flour.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

3. Mix everything with a spoon or spatula.

4. Add vanilla.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

5. Add baking soda quenched with lemon.

6. Pour into a baking dish greased with butter.

7. Bake each cake for 10-12 minutes at 180 degrees (the main thing is not to overdry). Check the readiness with a toothpick. It all depends on the oven.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

8. Cool the finished sponge cake. You can bake it in advance and then wrap it in cling film and refrigerate.

9. Then cut in half.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

Ingredients for the cream:

  • 350-400 g of 20% sour cream
  • 250 g of cream cheese (mascarpone, Philadelphia)
  • 200 g of dried apricots
  • 1 banana

How to make the cream:

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

1. Beat dried apricots and banana in a blender.

2. Whisk sour cream and add to the mass.

3. Add cream cheese.

4. Whisk everything.

Ingredients for the soaking:

  • 20 g sour cream (take from the cream)
  • 40 ml boiled water

Mix everything

For the filling, cut the banana into slices.

Assemble the cake:

  • sponge cake
  • impregnation
  • cream
  • banana

Put in the refrigerator to soak for a few hours.

Garnish with chopped dried apricots and berries.

How to make loose sponge cake without sugar: a much healthier option

Important nuances:

1. The sponge cake is sugar-free, so it will not be puffy.

2. It will also be denser than what we are used to.

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