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My favourite vanilla sponge recipe and how to bake without clock-watching!

For me, a vanilla sponge cake evokes memories of baking with my mum, or my gran, or my great-auntie Elsie. It makes me think of licked whisks and scraped bowls, cosy warm kitchens, the smell of home baking and the taste of cream and jam sandwiched between two thick slabs of vanilla cake. A good cake should taste like a proper cake – old … Read More My favourite vanilla sponge recipe and how to bake without clock-watching!