The Castella cake can be described as a cake with an extremely fine cake crumb. It has a very moist and chewy mouthfeel.
Puratos’ Castella cake has a flat surface. The cake has good rollability, carrying properties and a good sliceability.
The Castella texture can be used to make loaf cakes, snack cakes, layer cakes, swiss rolls, and entremets.
Castella is a Portuguese cake that became quickly adopted in Japan. The recipe was offered by Christian missionaries in Japan in exchange for permission to spread their ideology among the inhabitants. Its name is derived from Pão de Castella which means the bread of Castile, a Spanish region.