Thursday, February 13, 2014

Classic Genoise


Me and baking again? Honestly, I really don't know what got into me. But seemingly, I was still gamed for baking (Mandarin Orange Cake & Oatmeal Raisin Cookies). I guess sometimes we don't have answers to what we do or badly want to do? Supposely! Nevertheless, the dilemma or deciding fact couldn't be none more except which kinda cake and out of somewhere, in fact after referring to my own recipes and one shared by my friend, my baking enthusiasm spiralled towards Classic Genoise. Which requires further whisking of eggs and sugar once they have been whisked till slightly warm and foamy over double boiler (water boiling in the bottom pan, eggs and sugar in a bowl atop). A prerequisite crucial technic before gently folding cake flour and corn flour, and alternating between warm melted better for the outcome of such a really soft, crumbly and heaven taking you Classic Genoise (Traditional Butter Cake, Milo Cake & Sujee Cake).
Ingredients
3 eggs (room temperature)
80g caster sugar
40g melted butter
80g cake flour
20g corn flour

Method
Create a double boiler and whisk eggs and sugar till slightly warm and foamy.
Remove from heat and whisk to "ribbon stage" 
(Drop and see a line).
Sift cake flour and corn flour over the batter and carefully fold in.
(No lumps, be gentle and fold from bottom up).
Stream warm melted butter and fold in.
(Be careful not to over fold)
Tip mixture into a buttered baking pan.
Bake at 16C for about 20-25 minutes/ till cake is cooked.



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29 comments:

  1. nicely made akka.... love the red and black in pics... :)

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  2. Delicious cake ...so soft and spongy !! Would love to grab a slice dear :)

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  3. Wow..looks yummy .happy valentines day navi..
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  4. Yummy... :)
    Have a nice day
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  5. Nava, your cake look so good, must be yummy.... happy valentines day.

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  6. Looking so soft and delicious !!

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  7. this looks super spongy ...def ur becoming expert in cakes now

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  8. Simple yet beautiful cake. I adore the flowers! Happy Valentines Day everyone.

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  9. They look super yummy. Nice to eat with kopi o. Yup...am a kopi addict :p

    Happy Valentine Day, Nava :)

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  10. Cake looks really airy and fluffy... Happy V-day Nava!

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  11. Happy Valentine day to you nava..
    The sponge cake looks very fluffy and nice..

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  12. Hi Nava, so beautiful and I like the red flowers, It enhanced the cake and make it so tempting. Happy Valentine's Day to you too :)

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  13. lovely presentation...lovely color and also looks so soft...

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  14. Sponge cake looks really spongy and inviting, I love your presentation and clicks... Happy Valentine's day...

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  15. I would love to have your genoise with some strawberry sauce. :D

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  16. looks delicious n love the clicks..

    my recent one :http://natashabhatt.blogspot.in/2014/02/valentines-day-celebration-2014-with-my.html

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  17. So pretty! It isn't easy to get a perfect genoise without practice. You seem to have mastered it already. It looks lovely and elegant.

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  18. Such a lovely cake dear :) i am really obsessed with the wonderful looks and the presentation :) cute red flowers are looking so great :) Happy Valentines day :* Muwaah love

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  19. It has come out so perfectly. I love sponge cakes.

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  20. lovely sponge cake and wonderful presentation

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  21. it goes well with a cup of black coffee

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  22. Can cornflour be replaced with anything else? Looks so soft and moist though :)

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  23. Gosh, those flower decors are so pretty! xoxo

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