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Fresh strawberry sponge

Wheat and gluten free.

Customer Rating:
5.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: Rhona
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Cuisine

British

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

8

Courses etc.

Baking Sweet

You will need

IngredientAdd
175g caster sugar More products
140g butter Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
3 free range eggs Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
110g rice flour

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50g ground almonds More products
1 1/2 tsp gluten-free baking powder More products
1 tbsp milk Available only in our Broughton Street shop More products
1 tsp xanthan gum More products
For the filling:
300ml whipping cream
225g fresh strawberries sliced Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
Icing sugar for dusting More products

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Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 deg cel, gas 4.
  • Grease two sandwich tins, 18cm/7 '', and dust with rice flour, then line the tins with greaseproof paper.
  • Cream the butter, gradually add the sugar and beat until pale, light and soft.
  • Add the eggs one at a time beating well between each addition.
  • The butter and sugar must be creamed properly, as adding the eggs too fast will cause the mixture to curdle resulting in the cake having a heavier texture.
  • Sift the rice flour, baking powder, ground almonds and xanthan gum together and stir in gradually.
  • Mix all together lightly and add the milk to moisten.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between the tins and make a slight hollow in the centre.
  • Bake for about 20-25 mins or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Turn the cakes onto a wire rack and leave to cool.
  • Sandwich the cakes together with the filling, dust with sifted icing sugar.
  • You can vary the filling to suit your taste.

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Unsalted Welsh Butter Gluten Free, ORGANIC
Calon Wen (250g)
£3.19
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Free Range Eggs Medium
Oxenrig (6eggs)
£0.99
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Baking Powder Gluten Free
Doves Farm (130g)
£1.55
Semi-Skimmed Milk ORGANIC
Clyde Organics (1l)
£1.19
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Xanthan Gum Gluten Free
Doves Farm (100g)
£3.35
Blanched Fine Ground Almonds ORGANIC
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Brown Rice Flour ORGANIC
Real Foods (25kg)
£94.93
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Golden Caster Sugar
Billington's (1kg)
£3.60
Icing Sugar ORGANIC
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