We use the rapid cooking power of a the microwave to make lighter-than-air sponge cakes that pack in the flavor of rocky road ice cream with three forms of chocolate, marshmallows, and toasted walnuts. The best part? They bake in under a minute!
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Sponge cake is flavored with strawberries, pistachios, and white chocolate in this dessert from A Lighter Way to Bake.
Little more than vanilla sponge cake soaked in lemon syrup, The Complete Nose to Tail bakes it in a bowl, rind and all. The result? Soft, clinging cake with a kiss of citrus.
Airy sponge cake is sliced, filled, and covered with whipped cream, then encrusted with crunchy coffee-flavored brittle and adorned with slivered almonds.