Madeira sponge

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Noun1.Madeira sponge - a rich sponge cake with close textureMadeira sponge - a rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine
sponge cake - a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening
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Staff at The Crosby Cake Company have crafted a miniature monarch from sugar paste and sat her atop a Madeira sponge throne in celebration of the big British summer.
Choose from delicate Madeira sponge with jam and vanilla buttercream filling, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate sponge cake with a luxurious chocolate buttercream centre or a rich fruit cake made from a traditional recipe using only the finest brandy.
Fruitcake has been the traditional choice, but Madeira sponge, sandwiched with jam and buttercream, moist and rich chocolate cake covered with luxurious fudge icing have all become popular options.