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Macphie Sponge Mix Make Up Instructions

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Macphie Sponge Mix is a complete mix which requires only the addition of water to make fatless sponges
and Swiss rolls. Victoria sponges may also be made with the inclusion of shortening or cake margarine.

The batter is tolerant and the baked products have a light, moist crumb and handle without breaking.


  • Add 0.500ls water for Fatless Sponges and Victoria Sponges (and fat for Victoria sponges)  / 0.550ls for Swiss Rolls to the Macphie Sponge Mix and whisk for 1 minute on slow speed

  • Scrape down.

  • Whisk on middle speed for 10-15 minutes or top speed for 5-10 minutes followed by 1-2 minutes on slow speed;

    For Fatless Sponges: Deposit 160g (5½oz) into a 15cm (6”) round tin and bake at 190ºC (380ºF) for approximately 18 minutes. 

    For Swiss Rolls: Deposit 1kg (2lb 4oz) onto a 75cm x75cm (30”x18”) baking sheet and bake at 250ºC for approximately 5-7 minutes until golden brown.

    For Victoria Sponges: Make up as for fatless sponges incorporating 0.150kgs Delta Cake Margarine. Deposit 230g (8oz) into a 15cm (6”) round tin and bake at 170ºC(340ºF) for approximately 30 minutes.

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