Deep sponge base

Deep sponge base

Deep sponge base

Deep sponge base

Deep sponge base

Prep Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course cake recipes
Servings 16


  • 1 Rack
  • 1 fine sieve
  • 1 Springform cake tin,  26 cm
  • 1 baking paper


For the dough

  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 tbsp water | hot
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 200 g plain white flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

For the cake tin

  • 1 tsp butter


  • Separate the egg whites from the yolks.Beat the egg whites with the water untilstiff. Slowly add the sugar, beating aftereach addition. Whisk and then fold inthe egg yolks
  • Place the rack in the oven. Start theAutomatic programme or pre-heat theoven.
  • Stir the baking powder into the flour,sift over the egg mixture, and thengently fold into the egg mixture with alarge egg whisk
  • Grease the base of the springform tinand line with baking paper. Pour themixture into the springform tin and levelwith a spoon or spatula
  • Place in the oven and bake until golden.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the tin forapprox. 10 minutes after baking. Turnout onto the rack and leave to cool. Cuthorizontally through the cake twice tomake 3 layers.
  • Spread over the prepared filling.


Automatic programme
Cakes | Sponge base
Programme duration:
46 [47] (47) minutes
Oven functions: Conventional Heat
Temperature: 160–170 C
Booster: Off
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off
Duration: 30–40 minutes
Shelf level: 2 [1] (1)
Useful tip
To make a chocolate sponge, add 2-3 teaspoons of cocoa powder to the flour mixture.
Keyword Deep sponge base, Miele Moisture Plus The Cookbook
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