Castella Cake

Fluffy and tasty Castella cake. In vanilla, strawberry and chocolate variety. Just slice and enjoy.

Castella Cake

Castella Cake

Vanilla, strawberry and chocolate castella cake.

Ingredients

  • 3 Eggs*
  • 100 grams of Sugar
  • 100 grams of Flour OR 80 grams of Flour AND 20 grams of Cocoa Powder
  • 40 grams of Honey
  • 40 grams of Milk
  • Optional: 10 grams of sifted Freeze Dried Strawberry Powder
  • Optional: Food Colouring

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Prepare your loaf pan (21 cm × 11 cm × 7 cm) by lining the bottom and sides of the pan with baking paper.
  3. Warm the milk and mix in the honey, until the honey has dissolved.
  4. Optional: Mix together the flour and cocoa powder OR the flour and strawberry powder.
  5. Sift the flour (mixture) well.
  6. Whip up the eggs with the sugar, until you've reached the ribbon stage.
  7. Add half of the honey and milk mixture and mix briefly.
  8. Add half of the flour (mixture) and mix again.
  9. Repeat this for the remaining honey and milk mixture and flour (mixture).
  10. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  11. Tap the pan to release air bubbles.
  12. Bake for 35 - 45 minutes.
  13. Place the cake upside down onto some plastic wrap.
  14. Wrap the plastic wrap around the cake and let it cool completely.
  15. Unmould the cake.
  16. Slice off the sides before serving.

When is it done?

You'll know the cake is done when you gently press onto the cake and it springs back.

Notes

*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.

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