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Vanilla Sponge Cake is a very light and delicate cake which is so versatile and every baker needs to have a failproof recipe of sponge cake.

This is a classic, simple vanilla sponge cake which is made with basic pantry staple ingredients like eggs, flour, sugar, vanilla, oil, baking powder, and baking soda.

This sponge cake can be used as a base to make pastries, can be eaten with tea or just like that!

Sponge Cake

Prep Time Cooking TimeTotal Time
20 Mins40 Mins60 Mins

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Baking
Servings: 6

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup plain flour/maida
  • 5 Eggs at room temperature
  • 1ΒΌ Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla essence
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp oil

Instructions :

  1. Separate the yolks from all five eggs, the eggs should be at room temperature.
  2. Whip the egg whites till they form some bubbles and then start adding little sugar at a time. Continue whipping the eggs until the egg whites become very light and form stiff peaks.
  3. Add egg yolks one at a time and whip them. Add the yolks after adding all the sugar.
  4. After mixing all the yolks, add 1 tbsp vanilla essence, 1 tbsp vegetable oil and whip the batter till oil and essence are well combined with the batter.
  5. In another bowl, take 1 cup plain flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/8 tsp baking soda and give it a mix.
  6. Gently mix the dry ingredients with the batter little at a time making sure you do not deflate it.
  7. Take a cake mold lined with butter paper and dusted with some plain flour.
  8. Pour the batter in the mold and place it in the oven (preheated at 180 degree Celsius or 355 Fahrenheit).
  9. Bake this cake at 180 degree Celsius till a skewer or a knife inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. It normally takes around 25-30 min.
  10. Once done, let it cool and take out of the mold.
  11. Frost this with your choice of cream or dust it with some powdered sugar or have it just like that with a cup of tea or coffee. Enjoy!
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