Sponge Cake with Nuts and Cherries

Bizcocho Esponjoso con Nueces y Cerezas

Preparation info
  • Makes


    slices, depending on how greedy you are
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

  • About


  • 225g (5oz) butter or margarine
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon


Cream together the butter or margarine with the lemon zest and caster sugar until the mixture is really light and fluffy. You can employ your hand-mixer to do the job instead, if you prefer. Sift together the flour and salt. Beat the eggs into the creamed mixture gradually, adding a little flour as you go along to prevent the mixture from curdling.

Fold in the rest of the flour with a m