Basic Sponge Cake | How to make Basic Sponge Cake

By BetterButter Editorial  |  23rd May 2016  |  
4.5 from 10 reviews Rate It!
  • Basic Sponge Cake, How to make Basic Sponge Cake
Basic Sponge Cakeby BetterButter Editorial
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    25

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

1333

10

About Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

This recipe makes a very airy sponge and can be topped with just about anything

Basic Sponge Cake

Ingredients to make Basic Sponge Cake

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 6 eggs

How to make Basic Sponge Cake

  1. Separate the eggs. Into the egg yolks add the sugar and whisk for at least 6-7 minutes until pale and frothy. Fold in the flour.
  2. Whisk the egg whites as until stiff. Fold into the egg yolk mix.
  3. Pour into a lined tin. Bake for 25 minutes at 180 degree centigrade.
  4. Let it cool. And then ice as per the recipe requires you to.

Reviews for Basic Sponge Cake (10)

Monalisa Chakrabortya year ago

What can we use instead of the eggs?
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Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago

@Sunita: Here you go: Flour/Maida - 125 gms Sugar - 115 gms
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sunita kulkarni2 years ago

Pls Gram me measurement bataye..
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Shiva Pande2 years ago

@smitha: That is the beauty of this sponge, no butter required.
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rinku arora2 years ago

instead of eggs,what should we use?
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smitha pereira2 years ago

no need to add butter ?
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Sheetal Dandale2 years ago

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Neha Jain2 years ago

Any egg substitute for this particular recipe?
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Ruchira Hoon2 years ago

So because the eggs are separated and whisked, the egg whites act as a leavener. This classic Italian sponge cake is made without baking powder
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Daman Bedi2 years ago

What about some baking powder?,Is it required in the sponge cake or not?
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