This sponge cake recipe is as much fun to make and present as it is to eat
This recipe takes a plain old sponge cake recipe and dresses it up with an amaretto cheese filling. Plus, you can add in-season fruits such as raspberries or strawberries and a little whipped cream to make an appealing presentation. Add a few sprigs of mint and swirl a little raspberry syrup on the plate and it's perfect!
Sponge Cake with Amaretto Cheese Filling
Use a mixer at medium speed. Whip eggs and sugar for about 20 minutes - or until stiff peaks form. Add flour slowly, stirring by hand. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spread batter on lined cookie sheet (about ¼ inch thickness). Bake about 15 minutes. Let cool and cut into 3-inch circles. Soak in raspberry syrup.
-8 ounces mascarpone
Combine mascarpone and cream cheeses, sugar, and Amaretto in a bowl. Mix at low speed. In a separate bowl whip cream to soft peaks and fold into cheese mix.
Place a cake circle on plate and add cheese fillings. Add another layer of cake, the filling, and a final cake layer. Drizzle with syrup and add raspberries (or any fruit of your choice).
Top with whipping
cream and mint sprigs.
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