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

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Powder sugar

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Basic Fatless Sponge Cake Recipe Card

Basic Fatless Sponge Cake

Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Basic Fatless Sponge Cake Recipe

  • Eggs 4

  • Powder 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.