LOVE life Strawberries & sponge drops

Silvana Franco shows you how to make sponge drops - perfect as a snack or served with strawberries and fromage frais.

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Recipe - Serves: 8


35g golden caster sugar
1 medium essential Waitrose egg
50g plain flour
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp Cooks’ Homebaking freeze-dried strawberries 
30g butter, melted
800g British strawberries, halved
500g Waitrose fat-free fromage frais


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Whisk together the sugar and egg until thick and fluffy. Sift over the flour and baking powder, and gently fold in with the vanilla, freeze-dried strawberries and melted butter.

2. Line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Use a teaspoon to spoon 8 rounds of the mixture onto the sheet, making sure they’re spaced well apart. Bake for 6-8 minutes until set and golden. Leave to cool.

3. Spoon the strawberries into serving bowls and top with the fromage frais. Serve with the sponge drops.

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 732.2kJ
Fat 4.3g
Saturated Fat 2g
Carbohydrate 21.7g
Sugars 16.7g
Salt 0.3g

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