Basic Sponge Cake | How to make Basic Sponge Cake

By BetterButter Editorial  |  23rd May 2016  |  
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About Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

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

Basic Sponge Cake, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Basic Sponge Cake by BetterButter Editorial will definitely help you in its preparation. The Basic Sponge Cake can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Basic Sponge Cake is 25 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Basic Sponge Cake step by step. The detailed explanation makes Basic Sponge Cake so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Basic Sponge Cake can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Basic Sponge Cake from BetterButter.

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?

Deviyani Srivastavaa year ago

@Sunita: Here you go: Flour/Maida - 125 gms Sugar - 115 gms

sunita kulkarnia year ago

Pls Gram me measurement bataye..

Shiva Pandea year ago

@smitha: That is the beauty of this sponge, no butter required.

rinku aroraa year ago

instead of eggs,what should we use?

smitha pereiraa year ago

no need to add butter ?

Sheetal Dandalea year ago


Neha Jaina year ago

Any egg substitute for this particular recipe?

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

Daman Bedi2 years ago

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

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