Today we celebrate Sponge Cake, a sweet and simple little delicacy that often gets shoved into the shadows by the boisterous fruits and sassy syrups that top it. Today we honor the unsung hero of the baking world with to-die-for recipes that are anything but shrinking violets. Take this day to indulge in a light, spongy dessert courtesy of our brilliant bloggers.
Craft blog proves you really can have your cake and eat it too with this recipe for Butter-less Sponge Cake. This berries and cream delight cut calories whilst still remain as elegant and delectable as ever with layers upon layers of sweet jam and fluffy cream.
Wine pairing prodigy Natalie MacLean plays matchmaker with this coupling of Lemon Sponge Cake with bubbly Prosecco. Tangy lemon curd and raspberry ice cream sweeten the deal in this daytime dessert and round it out like only Natalie can.
Sponge cake takes a tropical turn in this next recipe for Pineapple Cream and Rum Sponge Cake from the clever kitchen of Ingrid Creates. The rum cake makes for a denser, less fluffy treat, perfect for holding loads of luscious icing that give this dessert its name.
This next blogger not only offers up one sweet sponge cake, but shows us how to get ourselves out of a jam (teehee) when disaster strikes our sweets. This cracked, but surely not broken, Strawberry Sponge Cake is picture perfect despite its fine fissures.