Pear and Orange Sponge Cake

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8Ingredients
290Calories
60Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs (separated)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup self-rising flour (sifted)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 4 pears (cored, cut into 8 pieces)
  • whipped cream (to serve)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a large baking dish with oil.
  2. Whip egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar until thick and creamy. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in milk, flour, orange juice and orange zest. Whip egg whites to soft peaks then gradually add remaining sugar, beating well until thick and glossy. Fold into orange mixture.
  3. Arrange pears in prepared dish. Pour orange batter over top. Place in a large baking pan and add enough just-boiled water to come halfway up sides of baking dish. Bake for 35-40 mins, until lightly browned and firm to the touch. Serve with whipped cream.
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NutritionView more

290Calories
Sodium6%DV150mg
Fat5%DV3.5g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs20%DV60g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories290Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3.5g5%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol110mg37%
Sodium150mg6%
Potassium280mg8%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate60g20%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars49g98%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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