How to make Basic Sponge Cake Recipe - This cake with eggs forms the basis for many a dessert.

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Butter ( मक्खन ) , Eggs ( अंडे )

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

Basic Sponge Cake

This term Continental cuisine refers to the food eaten in the European countries. Under the mantle of Continental food come the British, American, Italian, New Zealand, Armenian, Hungarian, Russian and many other European cuisines.
Continental cuisines use less chilllies and very little spices. Instead fresh herbs and dairy products form an important part of continental dishes.  The cooking methods are mostly stewing, grilling and roasting which make the food low in calories as they use very less fat. Continental food use mostly items high in proteins like milk, cheese, eggs and meats.

For more recipes related to Basic Sponge Cake checkout Churros , Crunchy Peanut Cookies , Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares , Butterscotch Icecream With Cherries . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Shufta, Peach Bread Pudding, Basic Fatless Sponge Cake, Apricot And Nougat Ice Cream. Or try out these recipes from Continental Cuisine like Fish Stock, Apple And Cheese Toast, Cheese Balls, Macaroni And Sausage Salad.

Basic Sponge Cake Recipe Card

Basic Sponge Cake

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking :

Ingredients for Basic Sponge Cake

  • Butter 50 grams

  • Eggs 4

  • Sugar 1/2 cup + tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350 ºF/Gas Mark 4. Line and grease an eight-inch round cake tin. Melt the butter and set it aside to cool.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Gradually fold in the flour, stirring with a light hand only in one direction. Stir in the melted butter. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for twenty-five to thirty minutes, till well risen and golden brown on top. Turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool completely.

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