My favourite shop bought cake of all time (and they are few) is a 'sponge drop'. When I was a teen, a mere handful of years ago, my mother used to send me off to the local bakery for the seeking out of freshly made, would be called artisan now,
It would be light and fluffy and filled with fresh cream, jam and dusted with icing sugar...though the best sponge drops had a crusty sugar top to them. I'd get home, devour an
I am very grateful to Nonna's Kitchen for helping me make sponge drops from her recipe.
In the words of Cher "if I could turn back time..."
..."I'd have another sponge drop"...me.