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Basic Fatless Sponge Cake

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Despite no fat, this sponge cake is light and spongy

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings :

Basic Fatless Sponge Cake

Main Ingredients

Eggs, Powdered sugar

Cuisine

Continental

Course

Desserts

Level Of Cooking

Ingredients

  • Eggs
    4
  • Powdered sugar
    1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons
  • Vanilla essence
    1 tablespoon
  • Refined flour (maida)
    1 cup
  • Butter
    for greasing

Method

Step 1


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Line an eight – inch round cake tin and grease it well.

Step 2


Beat together the eggs, sugar, vanilla essence till light and creamy.

Step 3


Gradually fold in the flour, stirring with a light hand in one direction only.

Step 4


Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for twenty – five to thirty minutes.

Step 5


Remove from the oven and turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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