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Recipe

Strawberry and cream sponge drops

These dainty little strawberry sponge sandwiches are divine! The only problem is, it’s very easy to eat a lot of them - which makes them perfect for dinner parties so they can be gobbled up quickly by your guests.

By Nici Wickes
  • 20 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Makes 24 sandwiches
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Discover more ideas for using this gorgeous summer fruit with our collection of 12 deliciously sweet strawberry recipes!
Plus, watch our easy how-to video below to see how to easily prepare strawberries for your baking or cooking.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150 ml cream, whipped
  • 1 cup strawberries, thinly sliced
  • Icing sugar, to dust

Method

  • 1
    Heat oven to 180ºC fan bake. Line 2 (or more) trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Whisk the eggs and sugar until pale and foamy. Sift the flour, cornflour and baking powder together, then fold into the egg/sugar mix. Drop teaspoonfuls of sponge mixture onto prepared trays, allowing plenty of room for spreading. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden and puffed. Remove with a spatula and cool on a wire rack. Reuse the tray until the batter is finished. You ought to get 40-48 sponge drops.
  • 3
    Spread whipped cream over the sponge drops, top with strawberry slices, then add another sponge drop to make a sandwich. Dust with icing sugar and serve!

Notes

Slice strawberries thinly so they're easier to eat!

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