Sponge Cake

A sponge cake gets its structure from an egg foam in which the other ingredients are folded into. And those other ingredients, which can vary widely, make for such titillating recipes as Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper and Simply Delicious Citrus Sponge Cake.

Passover Sponge Cake

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Chocolate-Zabaglione Cake with Cherries

Better Homes and Gardens

The heart and soul of this decadent layered sponge cake is zabaglione, an airy dessert sauce that includes marsala. Adding chocolate and whipping cream makes this cake an even tastier sensation.

New Year's Almond Log Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this nutty sweet sponge cake roll while celebrating the French custom of burning a Yule log, which prevents bad spirits from flowing down the chimney into the new year.

Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

This cake recipe is lighter and airier than many, thanks to the beaten egg whites.

Mocha Buche de Noel

Better Homes and Gardens

Do not let this classic Christmas cake's appearance intimidate you. Making a cake roll will surprise you with its simplicity. For an easy plate or platter garnish, sprinkle a few "boughs" of fresh rosemary casually around the cake -- they will bring Christmas tree branches to mind.

French-Toasted Angel Food Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Angel food cake is made into light and sweet French toast in this breakfast recipe. Also try it for dessert!

Total: 20 mins

Orange Marmalade Trifle

Midwest Living

Layers of pound cake, custard sauce, hazelnuts, and orange marmalade make up this extraordinary dessert.

To Each His Own Baked Alaska

Midwest Living

This classic dessert goes together easily, but looks impressive. Sponge cake is topped with Grand Marnier, ice cream, and meringue, then served with fresh berries.

Raspberry Genoise

Family Circle

Genoise, a rich sponge cake that stars in so many exquisite desserts, was developed in Genoa Italy but was made famous by French pastry chefs. Here, four layers of genoise are filled with raspberry jam and frosted with fluffy white frosting.

Walnut Cake with Caramel Whipped Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Star-Spangled Cake

Family Circle

Bake this cake for a star-spangled 4th of July celebration. Use blueberries, raspberries, and frosting to create a flag on top of the lemony sponge cake.

Cream-Filled Cake Roll

Better Homes and Gardens

Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper

Better Homes and Gardens

This is one of the most versatile dessert recipes--use it to bake shortcakes, snack cakes, and trifles.

Easy Lemon Tarts

Family Circle

This quick and easy dessert recipe is delicious because lemon curd and sponge cake are made for each other--even when both come ready-made.

Total: 15 mins

Vanilla Sponge Cakes

Family Circle

Similar to the classic packaged treat, these yummy cream-filled cakes can be prepared at home in just over 30 minutes. They make a popular after-school or party snack.

Olive Oil Genoise in Strawberry Champagne Sauce

Diabetic Living

This light and heavenly sponge cake, lightly sprinkled with powdered sugar and surrounded by champagne-laced fruit sauce, is a dessert worth serving at a dinner party.

Orange-Citrus Roll

Family Circle

Filling and frosting the orange sponge cake with low-fat whipped topping, turns this cake roll into a low-calorie dessert. The luscious orange and cream combination satisfies both dieters and non-dieters.

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