Donna hay sponge cake recipes

Basics to Brilliance, Donna Hay

Other standout recipes include sticky maple and bourbon pork ribs, salt and pepper squid, wok-tossed chilli crab, spelt loaf, dark chocolate and raspberry tart, vanilla snap biscuits and raspberry and cream layered spongecake
Black Forest Cake!

Black Forest Cake!

Light and fluffy DonnaHay chocolate sponge. As always, the brilliant DonnaHay had a great recipe and it was really simple to make
Passionfruit syrup yoghurt cake

Passionfruit syrup yoghurt cake

A beautiful cookbook that I have owned forever and until recently not used is DonnaHay's Seasons cookbook
Jam and Cream Sponge – Back to Basics

Jam and Cream Sponge – Back to Basics

I’ve alway been a little intimidated when it comes to baking SpongeCakes. I think it’s the pressure (that I put on myself) to recreate a tall, light a delicious cake – just like my Nan used to make
Bridal Knees Up!

Bridal Knees Up!

My god, the table was a sight to behold, there was a sponge with a layer of cream so thick I could barely take my eyes off it, cheesecakes, caramel cups profiteroles, a devine version of DonnaHay's chocolate squishy cake and my lil dessert cups
Peach and Cardamom Trifle

Peach and Cardamom Trifle

This trifle is built around homemade spongecake with a filling of dried peaches and orange slices which are poached in a sugar syrup subtly spiced with cinnamon, cardamom and brandy

Lamingtons

Dip the sponge pieces in the chocolate icing, then roll in the coconut to coat. that it was invented to cater for unexpected guests at Lord Lamington’s house, that someone dropped a cake in a bowl of chocolate and then realised adding coconut made it slightly more appetizing

Black Forest Trifle Cake

Jelly, custard, fruit and sponge… all great things individually but together… the party becomes a little awkward in my mouth