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Get Started Baking Sponge Cakes

Amy Kimmel, Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor

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8 Lessons (34m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What is Sponge Cake

    • 3. Sponge Cake Mise en Place

    • 4. American Sponge Cake

    • 5. American Sponge Method

    • 6. European Sponge Cakes

    • 7. Genoise Method

    • 8. Thank You!


About This Class

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: An electric mixer, counter top or hand, will be necessary for this course.

Sponge cakes can be tricky for anyone who has never attempted them before.  Recipes don't always give all of the details or explanation necessary to first timers.  This class will give you a little background combined with two methods to help you become a sponge master! 

You will learn what classifies a cake as a sponge and the two classes of sponge cakes.  This class will teach you how to prepare ingredients and learn a proper folding technique to get the most volume in your cakes. 

There are also easy, tested recipes that you can download, included with the class:

  1. Classic American Sponge Cake
  2. Genoise Sponge

Sponge cakes are delicious on their own, soaked with simple syrup, or layered in elaborate confections.  So, let's start baking!

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Amy Kimmel

Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor

Food is the thing that connects us all. From the people who painstakingly grow our food to the hard workers that prepare the food to the billions of people that consume it. Whether we realize it or not, aside from all of our differences, it's what makes us all the same in some way. We need it for survival, use it for an income, and love it for all of it's nourishment and joy, Making food for other people has always been, and will always be, a great passion and source of fulfillment for me. I ...

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