Fine-Crumb European Sponge Cake


Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 round

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

This basic biscuit cake batter is used to make both ladyfingers and layer cakes. It has a very fine crumb and is excellent for making a cake that will be cut into very thin layers—a 1-inch-thick cake can be sliced into 4 layers with a little practice!

There are two ways you can make thin layer cakes: You can slice a layer crosswise using a serrated knife—which can be awkward, especially if