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Quick fruit sponge



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Quick fruit sponge

  • 150 g unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus extra for greasing
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g icing sugar, plus 1 extra tablespoon for dusting
  • 300 g rhubarb, (see Tip)
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
  • 60 g Milk
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tsp raw sugar, for sprinkling
  • whipped cream, to serve (optional)

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line base and sides of a slice tin (20 x 30 cm) with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Place butter into mixing bowl and melt 2 min/100°C/speed 2. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Insert butterfly whisk. Place eggs and 150 g of the icing sugar into mixing bowl and mix 2 min/speed 4. Meanwhile, cut rhubarb into pieces (2-3 cm). Transfer rhubarb into a separate bowl. Add remaining 1 tablespoon icing sugar and toss to coat. Set aside.
  4. Add reserved melted butter to mixing bowl and mix 3 sec/speed 4. Remove butterfly whisk.
  5. Add flour, baking powder, vanilla, milk and salt and mix 5 sec/speed 4. Transfer batter into prepared tin and smooth with spatula. Top evenly with reserved rhubarb, sprinkle with raw sugar and bake for 20-22 minutes (180°C), until lightly browned and a wooden skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool in tin for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Dust cake with extra icing sugar and serve warm with whipped cream (optional).

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You can replace the rhubarb with seasonal stone fruit or fresh berries in this recipe, however cooking times may vary.

To make this recipe gluten free, replace the flour and baking powder with gluten free varieties.

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