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Delicate Sponge Kisses

  • 8
  • Easy
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Delicate Sponge Kisses

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup castor sugar
  • 1/3 cup self-raising flour
  • 200ml heavy/whipping cream
  • jam of your choice
  • icing sugar, for dusting

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. Dust very generously with icing sugar.
  2. Place egg whites in a clean stainless-steel bowl. Using a hand mixer, whisk for 30 seconds before slowly adding the castor sugar, little by little. You’re looking for shiny-white foamy goodness – just like you would for a meringue.
  3. Add the egg yolks to the egg-white and castor-sugar mixture. Blend until combined – not a second longer.
  4. Sift over enough flour to cover the egg mixture, then slowly fold in the remaining sifted flour.
  5. Scoop the mixture onto the baking tray, each scoop about a tablespoonful. (Keep in mind that the cakes will spread.)
  6. Bake the cakes for 2 to 6 minutes, keeping a watchful eye on them, because you want them to rise and be lightly coloured and not brown.
  7. Leave on the baking tray for 5 minutes before transferring onto a cooling rack. At this stage, you can store them in an airtight container until you’re ready to serve them.
  8. Assemble by spreading jam on one side of a cake, then adding a dollop of cream. Sandwich it with another cake and dust with icing sugar.

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