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Paul’s Genoise Sponge Recipe

Paul’s Genoise Sponge Recipe

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How To Make Paul’s Genoise Sponge

A light and delicate sponge cake, perfect for layering or enjoying on its own.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

  3. Sift the flour, cornstarch, and salt into the egg mixture. Gently fold until just combined.

  4. Stir in the vanilla extract. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and springs back when lightly touched.

  6. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • Calories : 150kcal
  • Total Fat : 3g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 186mg
  • Sodium : 75mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 27g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 16g
  • Protein : 5g
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