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Old 12-28-2014, 05:23 AM   #1
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Help with butterless sponge cake

Morning all, long time no post for me

I'm looking for help with a butterless sponge cake if any bakers here have one. Have tried one from Youtube but it flopped the minute I took it out of the oven. I'm well able to make queen cakes with butter, flour and eggs but would love to master a butterless sponge.

Thanks in advance,

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Old 12-28-2014, 11:29 AM   #2
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What about an angel food cake?

Less is not more. More is more and more is fabulous.
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Old 12-29-2014, 10:52 AM   #3
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This is a good, rather long, video on the subject of American/no fat sponge cake.

American Sponge Cake Recipe - Joyofbaking.com *Video Recipe*

I grew up with these Chiffon cakes that contain oil instead of butter. We always made orange or lemon with a sharp tangy drizzle made from zest, juice and confectioners sugar.

Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe - Joyofbaking.com *Video Recipe*

Good luck!
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butter, cake

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