Cake & Cookie Recipes > Cornstarch Cake

How to make cornstarch cake:
A sponge cake made using the "whisking method".


3 eggs
3oz caster/superfine sugar
3oz plain/all purpose flour
1oz cornflour/cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1oz butter
3 tablespoonfuls hot water
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Sift the flour with the cornflour, baking powder and salt.
- Whisk the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Fold in the flour and cornflour mixture.
- Add the butter and hot water.
- Spoon into two well-greased 7 inch sandwich tins
- Bake at 190 degrees C. for 20 minutes.
- Turn out of the tins and cool on a wire rack.
- Fill with jam.
- Sieve a little icing sugar onto the top of the cake.