Help!sponge Cake Disaster!!

Baking By MandyCakez Updated 25 Aug 2010 , 6:57am by JanH

MandyCakez Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 2:58am
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I have pretty much got all my recipes down pat,that is,except for spongecake!! icon_sad.gif I've tried four different recipes now and it's either to "oily" to dry or won't cook all the way through in the middle.I've tried turning the temp down a notch to let the middle have time to cook and have even tried my own tweaking to some recipes with no luck.I'm so frustrated as i have a cake to make this week and she of course wants lemon spongecake.I hadn't had that one listed yet on my page because i haven't got my recipe right for it...but i told her i'd do it. icon_eek.gif I made one tonight....followed the recipe to the letter and it turned out nice and fluffy....but tasted like crap!It had a flour taste to it.So i tried tweaking it and adding another tsp of vanilla and lemon juice and the second time it came out really dry. icon_cry.gif Please help!Does anyone know what i could be doing wrong?Is there a trick to baking spongecake?Anyone have a recipe i can try?

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

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JanH Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 8:00am
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MandyCakez Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 12:54pm
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Thanks so much! icon_smile.gif

JanH Posted 25 Aug 2010 , 6:57am
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You're very welcome. icon_smile.gif

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