Classic Sponge Drops

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These classic sponge drops are an afternoon tea classic. Done and dusted in half an hour, they’re perfect for when your guests are on the way.

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Classic Sponge Drops
Course Snacks
Cuisine NZ
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
pieces
Course Snacks
Cuisine NZ
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
pieces
Instructions
  1. Separate the yolks from the whites of the eggs
  2. beat whites and caster sugar until very stiff
  3. Fold in yolks gently
  4. Add sifted dry ingredients
  5. Place teaspoonsful on baking paper on a cold oven tray
  6. Sprinke each one with 1/3 tsp of caster sugar
  7. bake at 180C on the middle shelf of the oven for 7-10 minutes
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool
  9. Can be frozen until required
  10. When required, assemble each pair, with whipped cream between
  11. Allow to stand for at least 3 hours before serving
  12. Sprinkle with icing sugar just before serving
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