Basic Fatless Sponge Cake Recipe - Despite no fat, this sponge cake is light and spongy

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Eggs, Powdered sugar

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

Basic Fatless Sponge Cake

Basic Fatless Sponge Cake Recipe - How to make Basic Fatless Sponge Cake


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking :


  • Eggs 4

  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Butter for greasing


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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