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Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

A plain sponge cake recipe made using simple cake batter...
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American, Indian/International
Servings: 3
Calories: 698kcal
Author: yummy indian kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup milk

Instructions

Pre heat the oven or vessel:

  • If using oven, then preheat the oven to 350 °F or 180 ° C and if making on gas top, add salt in the base of the vessel and preheat the vessel for 10 minutes.

Greasing the cake pan:

  • Take a cake pan of any shape, grease all around the pan with oil or butter.
  • Place a baking paper at the base of the greased pan.

Make the cake batter:

  • Take a mixing bowl, break two eggs and add into the bowl.
  • Whisk the eggs well.
  • Whisk for 5 minutes.
  • Add powdered sugar into the bowl, whisk the batter for 5 to 10 minutes until stiff peaks form.
  • Add oil and whisk well.
  • Add vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Take a sieve, add flour into the sieve, baking powder and a pinch of salt and sieve all the three ingredients into the bowl.
  • Mix and fold the batter without any lumps.
  • Gradually add milk little by little and mix the batter without any lumps.
  • The batter consistency should be slightly thick and not too thin.
  • Take the greased cake pan, pour the cake batter into the pan.
  • Pat the cake pan few times to remove any air bubbles from the batter.
  • Place the cake inside the oven if oven is used or if making cake without the oven then place the cake pan inside a preheated vessel and close the lid.
  • Bake the cake for 35 to 40 minutes in both cases that is oven or without oven or cook until the tooth pick comes out clean after inserting it.
  • Take the cake pan out carefully and allow it to cool down.
  • Loosen the edges of the pan and remove the cake by turning the pan upside down.
  • Serve hot during birthdays or during tea time.

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Notes

  • Do not over cook the cake as the cake tends to burn at the bottom if over cooked.
  • Whether the cake is baked in oven or cook top, just remove the cake when the knife or tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 698kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 202IU | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 3mg
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