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Honey Sponge Cake

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Category: Cakes, Desserts, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Eggs, separated/room temp
  • 1 c Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c Almond powder (OR
  • 1 ts Almond extract)
  • 1 tb Honey
  • 1 1/2 c All purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 4 tb Milk
  • 2 tb Melted butter, cooled
  • (OR peanut oil)


In bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In another bowl,
beat egg whites until stiff.

With electric mixer, beat egg yolks; gradually blend in sugar and almond
powder. Cream mixture until smooth, about 5 minutes. Add honey (and almond
extract). Mix together milk, baking soda and cooled melted butter; add to
egg yolk mixture. Gradually add sifted flour mixture.

When batter is thoroughly blended, quickly but gently fold in egg whites.

Steaming: Before mixing, bring water in steamer to boil. Grease bottom
only of 9" round flat-bottom, high-sided bowl (or tube pan, bundt pan or
cupcake tins). Pour batter into bowl. Steam for 1 hour.

Best served steaming hot, cake can always be resteamed without suffering.

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