By Peter Hertzmann
Legend has it that the first sponge cake was prepared for Amadeus VI, the Count of Savoy, in the fourteenth century. That’s according to early twentieth-century civil engineer and cookbook author Henri Babinski. The following is based on his recipe.
Prepare a 23 cm (9 in) springform cake pan by lining it with greaseproof paper. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F)</