Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

Basic Sponge Cake is a yummy dessert, goes well with a cup of tea or coffee. Learn how to make/prepare Sponge Cake by following this easy recipe.
Basic Sponge Cake Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (45 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 Cup sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 Eggs, separated
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 Cup sugar, divided
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
How to make Basic Sponge Cake:
  • Combine cake flour, baking powder, and salt in a big bowl, stir well and keep aside.
  • Beat 3 egg yolks in an electric mixer at high speed of for about 1 minute.
  • Add 3/4 cup sugar, beating constantly for about 5 minutes till the egg yolks are thick.
  • Combine vanilla and 1/4 cup water with it, beating at low speed till well blended.
  • Add flour mixture to the egg yolk mixture beating at low speed till blended, keep aside.
  • Beat egg whites in a bowl at room temperature at high speed till foamy.
  • Slowly add rest of the sugar, beating till peaks form.
  • Stir one fourth of the egg white mixture into the batter and gently fold in the rest of the egg white mixture.
  • Pour the batter into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for about 35 minutes till cake springs back when touched lightly in the centre.
  • Invert the pan and let it cool for about 45 minutes.
  • Now remove it from the pan.

Reviews and Ratings:
steve posted 06/01/2012
it was tasty
B.M.Jacob posted 04/10/2011
without a greasing agent like oil or butter i wonder how you made this!!!!!!!!!!!!
Arvin Delino posted 20/02/2011
Thankz for the help.. Itz quick and easy.. Thanks a lot...