45 min
Suitable for vegetarians
Additional culinary preparation: Sweet
Seasonal period: All year
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Butter 0.032 kg
Eggs 4.0 ud
Sugar 0.02 kg
Ground almond 0.15 kg
Plain flour 0.02 kg
Egg whites 5.0 ud
Icing sugar 0.15 kg
  • Preheat in the oven to 240 ºC.
  • Whisk the egg whites in a bowl until stiff peaks form, and add the caster sugar.
  • Beat the eggs and the coarse sugar until the batter becomes fluffy and triples in volume.
  • Add the flour and ground almond to the fluffy egg.
  • Incorporate to the batter the egg whites to stiff peaks and then mix to homogenize.
  • Pour the butter, previously melted and tempered, and mix to homogenize using a rubber spatula. 
  • Place it in an oven tray and bake for 8-10 minutes.


  • The eggs must be at room temperature because mix better with the batter and rise more easily.
  • The egg whites, beaten into stiff peaks, must be kept beating slowly until its use.
  • The most usual is to spread the batter of the sponge cake over cigarette paste, previously frozen, and bake together.
  • Line the molds chosen with food safe acetate.
  • Cut the cake to desired form and place the pattern with cigarette paste facing the acetate sheet so as to be seen the said pattern when removing from the mold.


Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 0.2 g
Saturates 4.37 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 3.27 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.99 g
Cholesterol 198.46 mg
Calcium 30.17 mg
Iron 1.0 mg
Zinc 0.69 mg
Vitamin A 143.95 ug
Vitamin C 0.0 g
Folic acid 29.23 ug
Salt (Sodium) 173.72 mg
Sugars 32.94 g
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