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What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

Kateryna YagovychFood
What ingredient will make your sponge cake fluffy. Source: Yummy.ph

A sponge cake is not only a delicious and delicate dessert, but also a very capricious one. You need to follow strict proportions because every mistake can ruin your dough. But a win-win option is to add cornstarch to the mass. The texture will be fluffy and airy.

The idea of making a fluffy sponge cake with cornstarch is published on the Instagram page of food blogger Emilia Yevtushenko  emiliya.yevtushenko. Any cream is suitable for these cakes.

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 200 grams of sugar
  • 160 grams of flour
  • 40 grams of corn starch
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 120 grams of warm milk
  • 55 grams of sunflower oil

Method of preparation:

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

1. Divide the eggs at room temperature into whites and yolks.

2. Whisk the yolks with half the sugar (100 grams) until fluffy.

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

3. Sift the flour separately with the baking powder and starch. Add half of it to the beaten egg yolks and mix well.

4. Pour in the warm milk and oil and mix.

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

5. Beat the egg whites separately in a dry and clean bowl with the sugar (100 grams) until fluffy.

6. Add the whites to the yolk mixture, and mix at the lowest speed of the mixer or with a spatula.

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

7. Sift in the rest of the flour and knead gently.

What to add to sponge cake dough to make it fluffy: one simple ingredient

8. Bake at 170 degrees for 50-60 minutes until a skewer comes out dry.

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