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What's Cooking at Sofia's: Pão de Ló - Portuguese Sponge Cake

A different take on Sponge cake.

I have always loved this recipe, especially when you're able to cook in in such a way that the middle part is still VERY wet. I have always been afraid of making this recipe as I am not the best at baking. But amazingly enough, it came out perfect and I am very proud of myself.

Every time I make it, it seems to disappear rather quickly, espcially with kids around.

INGREDIENTS

9 egg yolks
3 eggs
12 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp slightly warm water 
6 tbsp flour
2 tsp baking powder

DIRECTIONS

  1. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar for about 10 minutes
  2. Add the eggs until reaching a creamy paste
  3. Add the water and mix it with a wooden spoon
  4. Finally, add the flour and baking powder and mix it softly with the wooden spoon
  5. Pour the mixture into a circular baking dish covered with parchment paper
  6. Place it in the oven for about 20 minutes at about 375 degrees

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