easy spanish dessert recipes -
yoghurt sponge


easy spanish dessert recipes

deliciously easy spanish dessert recipes ... bizcocho de yogur ...


Whenever I'm offered a slice of cake in a Spanish home, it always seems to be this recipe!

And, the beauty of it is that, apart from being extremely easy to make and only using the most basic ingredients, you can dress it up as much or as little as you like.

For example, the photo above shows just the basic sponge cake.

One of the simplest ways of decorating it would be to just give it a dusting of icing sugar.

In other words, place a tablespoon of icing sugar powder into a sieve, and shake over the top.

If you have glacé cherries and nuts, then you may like to decorate the top with them.

Or, if you're in the mood for something a bit more fancy, ice it properly ... or pipe florettes of whipped cream.

The recipe below uses a lemon yoghurt.

But, I often use a plain yoghurt, then replace one tablespoon of flour with cocoa/chocolate powder, or mix a dessertspoon of instant coffee with a little water and add that to the mixture.

The thing is to use your imagination and what you have in the cupboard.

Here in Spain, everyone uses the empty yoghurt container as the measure - for example, with the sugar, you just fill the yoghurt container twice to obtain the correct amount.

You'll know when the sponge is cooked by piercing the centre with a knife ... if it comes out clean, the cake is cooked.

Also, the sides of the sponge will shrink away slightly from the tin when it's ready.


easy spanish dessert recipes - bizcocho de yogur

(Yoghurt Sponge)

Ingredients - for 4 people

  • 1 measure lemon yoghurt
  • 3 measures self-raising flour
  • 2 measures sugar
  • 1 measure sunflower oil (olive oil's a bit strong flavored)
  • 2 eggs

Method

  • Mix sugar, eggs, oil and yoghurt in electric blender.
  • Fold in flour.
  • Pour into greased and floured sponge tin.
  • Bake in moderate oven (180 C) for about 30 minutes.
  • Leave to cool, turn out of tin, and decorate.


"You'll also discover more delicious, traditional Spanish recipes on this page. Enjoy!"





Return from easy spanish dessert recipes to main Spanish recipes page.

Return from easy spanish dessert recipes to top tour of spain home page.



My Kindle Books

Conquer 3535 Spanish Words Instantly
learn spanish

Learn Spanish vocabulary and grammar fast with this novel method. Includes downloadable mp3s and Spanish flash cards.

click here ...

Conquer 918 Spanish Verbs
spanish verbs

Get to grips with those pesky Spanish verbs using this Simple, 7-Step System. Includes downloadable Spanish flash cards.

click here ...

Top Spanish Names Guide
spanish names

Choose your dream Spanish baby name with this book which lists thousands of Spanish names and meanings, plus Basque and Catalan names.

click here ...

Download Ebooks

Rejoice with
English/Spanish Christian Lyrics
spanish christian lyrics

" ... What a fabulous resource! I am going to Guatamala on a mission trip ... and it's hard to find translations that scan so the lyrics fit the tunes!"
Sue

click here ...

Tasty Tapas Recipes
healthy, cheap and so easy-to-make ...
tapas recipes

" ... using your recipes I opened a Spanish tapas secton in my eatery, and it's been a resounding success!"
Roland

click here ...

Repossessed
Spanish Properties

spanish property

"We're an established International Property Sales company and have a large number of clients waiting on Spanish repossessions ... it's a new and up and coming market with a lot of money to be made."
Jeannie

click here ...

Learn Basic Spanish
FREE!...

learn spanish

" ... I thoroughly recommend downloading this quick guide if you want to know how to construct sentences and questions ... the ultimate goal of any beginner Spanish student."
www.rondatoday.com

click here ...