Mint Orange sponge cake..
April 1, 2017
1Grease and dust a 11"x7 1/2" rectangle tin.
2Pre heat the oven at 140 degree C.
3Separate egg whites and yolks.
4Now take 1 cup of flour .Remove 2 tbsp of flour from it and add 2 tbsp of cornflour. Add baking powder and salt and sift atleast 6-7 times.
5Powder the granulated sugar and sift it well.
6Beat the egg whites and add 1/4 cup of powdered sugar ,little by little. Beat it until stiff .Keep it aside.
7In another bowl , beat the egg yolk and add the rest of the sugar , orange zest ,water and orange juice until it is stiff and almost pale yellow in colour.Now add flour little by little . Do not stir the batter. Fold in flour gently.
8Add a drop of green mint colour if required and thick mint paste and orange zest.Now fold in beaten egg whites.
9Now transfer the batter into the prepared cake tin and bake for 14-15 mins .