Ingredients for a sponge cake

  • 6 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 210 grams
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 130 grams
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 Preheat Oven to 350˚F. Line bottoms of two 9″ cake pans with parchment paper 

How to Make this Sponge Cake:

1 In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment beat 6 large eggs for 1 minute on high speed. With the mixer on, gradually add 1 cup sugar and continue beating 8-10 minutes until thick and fluffy.

Whisk  1 cup flour and 1/2 tsp baking powder then sift this mixture into fluffy egg mixture one third at a time. Fold with a spatula with each addition just until incorporated. Scrape spatula from the bottom to catch any pockets of flour and stop mixing when no streaks of flour remain. Do not over-mix or you will deflate the batter.

Divide evenly between cake pans.Bake at 350˚F 170 C for 23-28 minutes or until top is golden brown. Remove from then transfer to a wire rack and remove parchment backing. Cool cakes to room temperature then slice layers equally in half with a serrated knife.

Whipped Cream Frosting

  • 200g mascarpone at  room temperature
  • 1/2cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g heavy whipping cream
  • 200g of my Strawberry preserves
  • 400g fresh strawberries plus more for garnishing
  • ½ cup powdered sugar for dusting

Whipped Cream Frosting

  • Using an electric mixer, beat together mascarpone and sugar until smooth (~3-4 minutes on medium-high speed).
  • Add vanilla extract and whipping cream; beat on high until stiff peaks form.
  • spread frosting evenly on top of cake. (Tip: Make sure to frost all the way to the edge )With a spoon and your strawberry preserves Sprinkle fresh sliced strawberries and repeat with another Cake Lair add your last cake lair, and frost the remainder cake with the whipped cream 
  • Slice remaining berries and place on top of cake  Sprinkled with powdered sugar
  • This cake is a very delicious and refreshing cake This cake is best to make when strawberries are in season that is when I make my cake and it is delicious strawberry preserves the recipe is on my blog also