Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake


Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Biscuit de Savoie is not a "biscuit" in the English sense, just a very light sponge cake. It is delicious plain, but it can also be filled with cream, fruit, etc.
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Last modified on: December 23th 2014

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Prepare the tin or mould by lining the base and sides with cooking parchment.

You can scatter a few flakes almonds in the bottom if you like, but this is not essential.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Mix 70 g flour and 70 g potato starch.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Put 3 eggs and 100 g caster sugar into a food mixer bowl.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Beat on high speed until the mixture is light like a mousse.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Sieve the flour and potato flour into the bowl.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Gently fold in the flour, just until it is incorporated into the frothy egg mixture.

This is the tricky part of the recipe. This needs to be done rapidly but gently to keep as much air as possible in the mixture. It is best to lean the bowl over on its side and use a soft spatula to lift and turn the mixture.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Pour the batter into the mould or tin.

Stage 8 - 40 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Bake for a bout 20 minutes and check that the cake is cooked before taking it our of the oven.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Biscuit de Savoie sponge cake
Turn the cake out and leave on a wire rack to cool.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Freezes well.
Source
My mother.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,085 Kcal or 4,543 Kj25 gr209 gr16 gr
54 %10 %20 %2 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
278 Kcal or 1,164 Kj6 gr54 gr4 gr
14 %2 %5 %1 %
Per cake
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,085 Kcal or 4,543 Kj25 gr209 gr16 gr
54 %10 %20 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 cake : 1.01 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Victoria pineapple and lime tarts, Citrus tart, Apple macaronade, Soft fruits in sabayon, Clear strawberry juice, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Naan, Fillet of beef in a rosemary crust, Autumn apple and plum crumble pie, Toasted almond cake, Corsican tarts, ... All
Potato starchPotato starch: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Finger biscuits, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Arizona cupcakes, Eggs in tomato shells, Nanou's chocolate cake, Italian toast, Spinach and ricotta ravioli, ... All
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