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.
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.
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