The two desserts, Genoise cake and Pan di Spagna are the basis of most of the homemade easy cake recipes, to be filled in various ways or to be dipped. This cakes are particularly rich egg pastry and it is for such abundance that they are soft and fluffy.
For both this easy cake recipes we are using the same technique to work while the proportions of ingredients vary from pasta to pasta.
- The ingredients for the Genoise easy cake recipe are: 120 g of sugar, 100 g of flour, 70 g of butter, 4 eggs, a pinch of salt.
- The ingredients for the Pan di Spagna easy cake recipe are: 250 g of sugar, 100 g of flour, 75 g starch, 8 eggs, a pinch of salt, the grated rind of 1 / 2 lemon (optional) and a little butter to grease the mold walls.
The dough for Pan di Spagna cake (without butter) can also be used to prepare biscuits such as Novara Biscuits or Lady Fingers. The compound will be distributed with a spoon on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Sometimes the mixture for the Genoise cake or Pan di Spagna cake, spread thin (1 / 2 inches) on a baking tray with butter and covered with a sheet of buttered greaseproof paper and baked for about 10 minutes at 200 degrees on the thermostat. Can be the basis for the preparation of the “rolled cookie” to serve. Then sprinkled with a little fruit jam and granulated sugar or stuffed with a cream to taste.
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It is not English. Appears to have origins in Florence, Italy. The trifle is made with layers of Pan di Spagna cake soaked in aromatic alkermes liquor or other liquor, and alternated with various creams, vanilla, orange blossom (or orange water), chocolate. Cover with cream or with whipped cream and decorate with small pieces of candy. Allowed between the fillings and various jams.