Lemon Genoise Sponge

Preparation info
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Appears in
Fabulous Food

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1997

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This sponge can be used for many things: cakes, gâteaux, trifles or puddings. If you keep a couple of vanilla pods in an air-tight jar with your caster sugar, you will have vanilla sugar ready whenever you need it.


  • 3 eggs
  • 75 g (3 oz) caster sugar flavoured with a vanilla pod


Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Grease a 15–20 cm (6–8 in) round cake tin and dus