Yeasted steamed sponge recipes

Vattayappam/  Steamed Rice Sponge Cake

Vattayappam/ Steamed Rice Sponge Cake

This is a type of soft, airy white steamed cake with nuts and raisins. Vattayappam is a type of rice sponge cake prepared with yeast or toddy as a fermenting agent
Microwave Magic | Why I Love My Microwave

Microwave Magic | Why I Love My Microwave

I’ve also heard of people using a microwave to speed proof yeasted doughs, to roast a head of garlic and to par cook jacket potatoes before finishing them in the oven
Luxury Sourdough Hot Cross Buns (incudes Thermomix tips)

Luxury Sourdough Hot Cross Buns (incudes Thermomix tips)

So you can make them to suit you, around your lifestyle - maybe make the sponge and knead with the soaker the night before, pop in the fridge, and then do the rest the next day, or start in the morning or at lunchtime, and do during the day

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Then, it's steamed in a thick, buttery sugar syrup spiked with glace cherries, raisins and orange zest
Sun dried tomato bread

Sun dried tomato bread

Place the flour and salt in a bowl and mix, make a well in the centre and add the yeasted water. This bread uses what the authors refer to as a sponge method to start
Country Bread - Pane Paesano

Country Bread - Pane Paesano

The Sponge. to the yeast mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon and mixing until sponge has. The sponge (above)
Chemical leaveners / raising agents

Chemical leaveners / raising agents

For instance, when making a cake you need the bubbles from the gas to be captured as tiny cavities in the sponge mix as it cooks
Great British Bake Off, Episode 7

Great British Bake Off, Episode 7

James and John decided to make a sponge starter for a greater depth of flavour, probably in John's case, not to suffer a repeat of Hollywood's cutting comments about the blandness of his sponge puddings
Ciabatta

Ciabatta

The reason that some of the ingredients are made into a batter (Hollywood calls it a "sponge") and left to ferment is to add flavour, and I can say with the benefit of hindsight that this was indeed a really tasty bread
Country Bread - Pane Paesano

Country Bread - Pane Paesano

The Sponge. to the yeast mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon and mixing until sponge has. The sponge (above)
Flour - the mystery solved...

Flour - the mystery solved...

I'm always confused about different types of flour and which flour is the best for baking bread, cookies, sponge cake etc
Sour Dough Starter and Bread Recipe

Sour Dough Starter and Bread Recipe

  This is what is called your Sponge.   The remaining sponge is your starter and just pop it back into a clean dry jar for use next time
SHEPHERD'S BREAD - PANE DEL PASTORE

SHEPHERD'S BREAD - PANE DEL PASTORE

Prepare the sponge. Using a wooden spoon, beat down the sponge. Alternatively, beat down the sponge in the work bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment