The Spon Sponge

  • 8oz butter or margarine
  • 8oz golden caster sugar
  • 8oz self raising flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 4 large eggs


Measure ingredients into a large bowl and beat with the spon until creamy.

Grease and base line two 8 inch round tins and split the mixture between them.

Bake at gas mark 4 for 35-40 minutes until golden brown and shrinking in from the sides of the tins.

Cover and cool completely on a wire rack before turning out.

Sandwich together with strawberry jam and dust top with icing dugar.