Chocolate Sponge

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

  • About

In 2012 Matt Fleay-Daly was celebrated as the youngest person in the history of the Royal Melbourne Show to win the open sponge sandwich class. Only 13 at the time, the audacious young cook drew on four preceding generations of wisdom and experience to carry off one of the most sought-after prizes in show cooking.

The family tradition of winning the sponge class began after his great-great-grandmother, Alice Hamlyn, migrated from England in the 1920