Sponge Cake

Ivy on March 29th, 2008

Torta fragole is a strawberry cake which I prepared for my birthday.  I won’t be writing a lot about this birthday cake as the basics are the same in most of my cakes. I have made a Sponge Cake and then some Creme Patisserie and some Whipping Cream. Finally I have made a Strawberry Sauce […]


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Ivy on March 11th, 2008

16 years ago this day was a very special day for my husband and I as our daughter Elia was born. I had already two sons a 9 1/2 year old and a 7 year old. When we found out that it would be a girl we were thrilled. During the early months of my […]


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Ivy on November 29th, 2007

In Greece we call this dessert kormos, which means log as it resembles like a  tree log.  The basic thing for this recipe is the sponge cake. All other ingredients may be adjusted to our taste and preferences. For instance the filling cream may be only whipping cream or only jam or both, or crème […]


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Ivy on November 6th, 2007

Today is my son’s birthday.   Happy Birthday Georg!! Sponge Cake:   Basic Sponge Cake Sour Cherries, for decoration Pastry Cream (Patisserie) Preparation time: 15′ Ingredients: 4 cups of fresh milk 4 heaped spoonfuls of flour and corn flour (can adjust according to your taste as follows 2 flour -2 corn flour, or 3 corn flour […]


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Ivy on November 2nd, 2007

Sponge Cake is one of my favourite kind of cakes.   Sometimes I make it plain and sometimes I add dark cocoa in it and I love that it is so versatile that you can make so many different things with it.  I make Birthday Cakes with different fillings and decorations and with the same recipe […]


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