How to make Vanilla Cake -

A simple and all time favourite vanilla sponge.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Vanilla essence (वेनीला एसेन्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Vanilla Cake

Vanilla Cake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Vanilla Cake Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Vanilla essence 3 teaspoons

  • Unsalted butter ½ cup + for greasing

  • Baking powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt ¼ teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1½ cups

  • Eggs 4

  • Milk 1 cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180º C. Grease a five inch cake tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Sieve together the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and mix.

Step 3

Beat together the castor sugar and eggs in another bowl till it reach a ribbon consistency. Add the flour mixture and fold well.

Step 4

Heat the butter and milk in the microwave till the butter melts. Remove from heat and mix.

Step 5

Add the butter-milk mixture and vanilla essence to the flour-egg mixture and mix well to make a smooth batter.

Step 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.

Step 7

Cut into wedges and serve.

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