Oriel’s Passionfruit Sponge

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


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

Twice a year, every year, Oriel McRae and her flock of 100 chooks combine forces to raise money for World Vision. After two weeks of getting up at five o’clock in the morning to bake, Oriel sets up a stall in the main street of Henty so people can buy her sponges, biscuits, cakes and pies. The effort has raised more than $22 000 for the international relief organisation since she started in 1999.

Oriel learnt to bake alongside her mother, Elsie Pietsch, when they se