How to make Sponge Cake Recipe - A very light, porous cake made of flour, sugar, beaten eggs, and flavoring and containing no shortening.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

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.

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Sponge  Cake

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Sponge Cake

  • Refined flour (maida) 200 grams

  • Sugar 200 grams

  • Eggs 5 large

  • Fat 100 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Line a 8” cake tin and grease it well. Melt the fat and keep it aside. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Beat together eggs, sugar and vanilla essence in a deep pan kept over a pan of warm water till light and creamy.

Step 2

Gradually fold in the flour, stirring with a light hand only in one direction. Now add melted fat and mix evenly. Pour into the prepared tin and bake in the preheated oven at 180°C for 25 to 30 minutes.

Step 3

When done remove onto a wire rack and let it cool properly before icing it.

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