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Steamed Honey Sponge Recipe

Steamed Honey Sponge is a popular Continental Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 cup - Honey
  • 1/2 cup - butter,
  • 1/4 cup - sugar,
  • 5 -eggs
  • 1 cup - fresh Milk
  • 250 g - Maida
  • 2 tsp - baking powder
  • How to Make Steamed Honey Sponge:

    1. Mix honey with butter and then blend in half of the sugar, beat until light and smooth.
    2. Separate eggs, beat yolk into batter mixture gradually, along with the remaining sugar.
    3. Beat until smooth. Sift flour and baking powder and fold into the egg mixture. Leave to stand for 15 mins.
    4. Whisk egg whites until fairly stiff and fold into mixture.
    5. Line the bottom of a baking tin with grease-proof paper, and grease lightly. Line the sides with thin cardboard to aid steam in reaching all round the cake evenly.
    6. Pour the batter and steam over rapidly boiling water for 40-45 mins. Sponge is ready.


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