Northern Queensland Permaculture

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Ginger Sponge


  • 5 Eggs, separated
  • ¾ cup Castor sugar
  • 1 tab Golden Syrup
  • ⅓ cup Cornflour
  • 1 teas Ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup SR Flour
  • 3 teas Ground Ginger
  • 2 teas Cocoa
  • ¾ cup Thickened cream


Beat egg whites in medium bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar, beat until dissolved between additions. Beat in egg yolks and golden syrup. Triple sift dry ingredients, fold into mixture. Divide mixture evenly between prepared pans. Bake in a moderate oven about 18 minutes. Turn sponges immediately onto wire racks to cool. Beat cream until soft peaks form, join cakes with cream. Dust top with a little sifted icing sugar, if desired.

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