Simple Sponge Flan with Strawberries[]

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Strawberry time is cake time and what fits better than a delicious sponge flan with aromatic strawberries?! The cake bottom is made super fast & consists only of flour, sugar, butter, eggs & baking soda.

The cake is topped with a ganache made of cream and white chocolate as well as fruity strawberries. Have fun baking!

Cooked/Baked today: Simple Strawberry Sponge Flan
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Category: Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Sweets & More, Recipes with Strawberries
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Simple Strawberry Sponge Flan

Simple Strawberry Sponge Flan

Simple Strawberry Sponge Flan

Simple Strawberry Sponge Flan

Ingredients for a sponge flan with strawberries:

…for cake base:

  • 3 eggs
  • 125 grams flour
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 75 grams butter
  • 1 heaping tablespoon baking powder
  • Butter + flour to grease baking pan

…for ganache & toppings:

  • 150 grams white chocolate
  • 75 milliliters cream
  • About 750 grams fresh strawberries
  • Sliced almonds for garnishing

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl for batter
  • Sponge flan baking pan
  • Mixer
  • Small sieve
  • Small saucepan for cream
  • Small bowl for ganache
  • Whisk


…for cake base:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (top/bottom heat). Grease a sponge flan baking pan with butter, then dust with flour & set aside. Put 3 eggs & 100 grams sugar & 75 grams melted butter into a mixing bowl & mix together with a blender for about 2 – 3 minutes until fluffy.

Baking Sponge Flan

Baking Sponge Flan

Next get a sieve & add 125 grams flour & 1 heaping teaspoon baking powder through the sieve to the egg mixture, stir in briefly with a whisk & then pour the dough into the prepared baking pan & spread evenly.

Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for 12 – 15 minutes until golden brown. Then remove the sponge flan from the oven, carefully overthrow onto a cooling rack & allow to cool completely.

…for ganache:

Coarsely chop 150 grams of white chocolate with a knife & place in a small bowl. Pour 75 milliliters of cream into a saucepan, bring to a simmer over low to medium heat & then immediately remove from heat and pour over the white chocolate chunks. Allow to stand for 1 – 2 minutes, then stir together until a thick chocolate sauce.

Preparing Ganache & Garnishing Sponge Flan

Preparing Ganache & Garnishing Sponge Flan

…for strawberry sponge flan:

Pour the white chocolate sauce onto the cooled cake base and spread evenly. Next, press the strawberries next to each other evenly on the ganache & garnish everything with some sliced almonds. Serve the strawberry sponge flan immediately or store in the fridge until serving. Have fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):


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