Jun 15, 2011

Sponge Cake Fritters

Sponge Cake Fritters

For Sponge Cake:


All the ingredients should be at room temperature and measure flour, sugar and milk in standard measuring cups.

1 cup ( 200 ml / 8 oz ) all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup (100 ml / 4 oz ) hot milk
2 eggs
1 cup sugar ( 200 ml / 8 oz )
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 teaspoon honey ( optional )
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon / orange rind ( optional)


Preheat oven at 350 * F or 180* C.

Grease baking dish with 2 teaspoon butter and dust with 1 tablespoon flour ( sprinkle about 1 tablespoon of flour inside a cake pan and shake to coat all greased surface. Turn pan upside down to tap out the excess flour ) or greased butter paper.

Sieve twice flour, baking powder and salt.

Add butter to milk and keep hot,

Beat eggs until thick. Gradually add sugar and continue beating for 5 minutes at medium speed.

Quickly stir in sieved ingredients. Stir till blended; add hot milk mixture, vanilla essence, honey and lemon / orange rind.

Blend thoroughly and pour into a paper - lined and greased or greased round / square baking dish and bake at 180 * C or 350 * F for 25 - 30 minutes or a sewer inserted in the centre comes out clean and also it leaves from the sides of the pan. Cool for a while before turning out onto wire rack.

For Sponge Cake Fritters

Makes: 8

You will need

8 sponge cake slices
100 g maida / plain flour / all purpose flour
90 to 110 ml milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beat well
200 ml oil for frying
2 teaspoon icing sugar or powdered sugar


Make a smooth batter of all purpose flour, milk, beaten egg and salt. Batter should be of pouring consistency. Keep aside for half an hour.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce heat to medium. Dip each cake slice in flour batter and deep fry on a medium heat till golden color on both the sides (4 slices at a time). Drain and place on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil. Sprinkle icing sugar or powdered sugar on top. Serve hot.


Vimitha Anand said...

Never thought of making fritters with sponge cake... Looks so yum,,,

Priya said...

Wow definitely a keeper, wonderful fritters..