Simply sprinkled with icing sugar or as a base for other preparations, the Aurora cake is a classic dessert suitable for many occasions
Light and soft, the Aurora cake it's a simple dessert perfect to accompany both the Breakfast that the snack. Very good on its own and suitable for children, it can also be there base for more elaborate cakes and spoon desserts.
Aurora cake or sponge cake
There Aurora cake it's a lot similar to the Spanish pana and the preparation of both cakes in fact begins with the whipping of the eggs with the sugar. However if the sponge cake it is done with suns three ingredients, the Aurora cake also contains butter And potato starch which allow to obtain a more compact cake, less dry, more crumbly and more melting than the sponge cake. The combination of the ingredients and a few simple precautions during the process will allow you to obtain one versatile cake and also ideal to be stuffed.
Aurora cake: the original recipe
The original recipe of the Aurora cake is very simple however pay attention to the ingredients and weigh the eggs because they will make the difference for the result.
Ingredients for a cake pan ø 20 cm
Melt the butter then let it cool down to a temperature of 40 ° C. Break the eggs into a bowl, add the granulated sugar and work with an electric mixer until the mixture is white and medium frothy. Add flush i yolks already lightly beaten with a fork and the vanilla flavor. Continue to whisk until the mixture is swollen and tripled in volume.
Now add the Flour sifted with the starch and mix gently with a spatula with movements from the bottom to the top so as not to disassemble everything. When the flour is incorporated, add the melted butter.
Pour the mixture into a previously greased and floured springform tin or lined with parchment paper. Bake the Aurora cake for 40 minutes in a preheated oven in static mode at a temperature of 180 ° C, finally checking that it is cooked with a toothpick. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely Aurora cake, then remove it from the mold. Before serving, sprinkle with lots of icing sugar.
How to fill the Aurora cake and the variations
After trying the basic recipe for the Aurora cake, we recommend that you also make the delicious variant of Aurora apple pie.
If, on the other hand, you have made the original recipe and you want to stuff it to make it a spoon dessert, you have to cut it in half in the direction of the width and spread the lower part with custard, chocolate cream, jam, milk cream and fresh fruit depending on the tastes. You can also decide to cover it with icings, coffee ganache and whipped cream or use it instead of sponge cake to make trifle or as a base for mimosa cake.