How to Make 'Gateau De Savoie' Cake 🇫🇷

1st known leavened cake. It must be the mother of all known sponge cakes. Created at the end of the 14th century. It was to be presented to a royalty visiting the 'savoy duchy', this is a basic▶️

How to Make 'Gateau De Savoie' Cake 🇫🇷 Recipe
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Cake used in many French desert preparations. Like the charlotte and the tiramisu. You can use for trifle, summer pudding or the volcano: snapguide.com/guides/make-vol…

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In the old days it was done with corn flour or potato flour. Now it is made with a mixture of flour and either one of the above

In the old days it was done with corn flour or potato flour. Now it is made with a mixture of flour and either one of the above

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6 eggs separated

6 eggs separated

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Sugar divided: 100g add on the egg yolks and 50g for the egg whites

Sugar divided: 100g add on the egg yolks and 50g for the egg whites

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Flour 140g + 60g potato flour

Flour 140g + 60g potato flour

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Traditionally it was flavored with lemon zest. In the 14th century vanilla was not yet in Europe..savoie

Traditionally it was flavored with lemon zest. In the 14th century vanilla was not yet in Europe..savoie

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Ust a baking tray of 22-24 CM or a square 22x22CM. Line with parchment paper

Ust a baking tray of 22-24 CM or a square 22x22CM. Line with parchment paper

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Mix the 2 flours and salt. Sift

Mix the 2 flours and salt. Sift

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Zest the lemon over the flour

Zest the lemon over the flour

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Best egg yolks + 100 g sugar + 1 tsp vanilla. Until creamy and the color is light yellow.

Best egg yolks + 100 g sugar + 1 tsp vanilla. Until creamy and the color is light yellow.

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The egg yolks are light yellow

The egg yolks are light yellow

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Add the flour and fold in

Add the flour and fold in

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Add the egg whites in three times and fold in

Add the egg whites in three times and fold in

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Put in the prepared mould

Put in the prepared mould

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Bake 40 mins at 170C (convention)

Bake 40 mins at 170C (convention)

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This is the almost flag of the savoi duchy at that time. And, This would have been the presentation of this cake

This is the almost flag of the savoi duchy at that time. And, This would have been the presentation of this cake

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It is the sponge cake that is the origin of every sponge cake known of today

It is the sponge cake that is the origin of every sponge cake known of today

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