What's The Difference?

Decorating By Ada119 Updated 17 May 2008 , 10:26pm by JanH

Ada119 Posted 16 May 2008 , 9:15pm
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is sponge cake the same as angel food cake? icon_sad.gif

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gottabakenow Posted 16 May 2008 , 9:45pm
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I think angel food cakes only have egg whites and sponge cake has the yolk also. Correct me if I'm wrong, somebody! icon_razz.gif

indydebi Posted 17 May 2008 , 2:24am
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HerBoudoir Posted 17 May 2008 , 4:51pm
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An angel food cake is a type of sponge cake.

There are a bunch of different sponge cakes: angel food, genoise, chiffon, etc.

Ada119 Posted 17 May 2008 , 9:27pm
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Thank you all so much for pointing out the difference... thumbs_up.gif

JanH Posted 17 May 2008 , 10:26pm
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All you ever wanted to know about baking:
(Explains the different types of cakes, even cheesecakes - and so much more.)

http://www.joyofbaking.com/CakeMaking.html

HTH

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