Give your cake a name based on the ingredients and decoration – and tell us about the origin of your recipe.
Used Julia Child’s recipe for Genoise Electrique, and a lemon drizzle I made up.
Tell us about your proudest moment – or humble failure – in this week’s baking challenge.
I did not fold the flour in slowly even though I sifted and folded alternately – it seemed to sink in lumps through the egg mixture.
Describe how you added a Wisconsin twist to your creation.
I grew the lemon (in Wisconsin!) that I used for the zest in the cake, and for the drizzle, in addition to growing the strawberries used for garnish. And what Wisconsin dessert wouldn’t have REAL dairy – whipped cream.
How did you do?