Vanilla Cake

A simple and all time favourite vanilla sponge. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Vanilla Cake
Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Vanilla essence
Cuisine Fusion
Course Desserts
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vanilla Cake

  • + for dusting Refined flour (maida) 2 cups
  • 3 teaspoons Vanilla essence
  • for greasing Unsalted butter ½ cup +
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1½ cups Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180º C. Grease a five inch cake tin with some butter and dust with some flour.
  2. Sieve together the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and mix.
  3. Beat together the castor sugar and eggs in another bowl till it reach a ribbon consistency. Add the flour mixture and fold well.
  4. Heat the butter and milk in the microwave till the butter melts. Remove from heat and mix.
  5. Add the butter-milk mixture and vanilla essence to the flour-egg mixture and mix well to make a smooth batter.
  6. Pour the batter in the prepared tin, put the tin in the preheated oven and bake for forty to forty-five minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.
  7. Cut into wedges and serve.