Sponge Cake

Im gonna try to show you a step by step photos for making a spong cake… u will need:

– 1 1/4 cup flour (all purpose)

– 1 ts baking powder

– 1 cup sugar

– 7 eggs

– 1 ts vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 180°C

Prepare a 10-inch cake pan by placing a parchment paper at the bottom ….

In a small bowl … mix the flour and the baking powder..

eggs, sugar and vanilla

In a stand up mixer with the whisk attachment …. add the eggs, sugar and vanilla


eggs after mixing

Whisk the eggs and sugar until they double in size … like the above photo …

Remove the bowl and now all the mixing is to be done by hand .. so that the eggs do not deflate … add the flour a little at a time .. around 2 to 3 tb at a time ..
mixing the flour
Now mix in a round and across motion…meaning … one time go in a circle around the bowl and one time across …  do that gently .. remember we dont want to deflate the eggs …  repeat by adding the flour until u finish the flour mixture
puring into prepared cake pan


Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 to 40 mins … until tester inserted comes out clean …
Decorate the way u like …. and enjoy 🙂

14 Comments Add yours

  1. Aalavi says:

    I like the way you added the pictures – it makes the recipe much clearer!

    I’ll definitely try it – but can we make this cake in a microwave?

  2. limeandlemon says:

    honestly i never tried to make any cake in a microwave .. In the oven u can handle the temprature better and i beleive its the best choice for baking

  3. Foodista.com says:

    Love the photos, you sure make it look easy. I’d like to invite you to take some time to drop by at Foodista and share this delicious recipe with us. We have launched an online food and cooking encyclopedia ala wikipedia. Add a recipe and you can win a $100 gift card to Sur la table. Don’t forget to register first so we know who to thank the recipe for. Thanks! Happy New Year!

  4. limeandlemon says:

    Thank you … it accually is an easy recipe … will make sure to visit and share it on your site … but the recipe itsnt complete without the frosting .. which is to be posted today … thanx again … and happy new year to you too 🙂

  5. charanraajeev says:

    I am in love with your blog. I am going to try this recipe this for valentine’s day.

  6. limeandlemon says:

    Thanx Charanraajeev … Let me know how it turns out … 🙂

  7. joanne says:

    hi im really struggling to find a 14inch sponge recipe for my son’s 1st birthday, i don’t surpose you know do you? Thanks

  8. limeandlemon says:

    Hay Joanne … I actually tried this recipe with a 13 inch pan and it turned out perfect … surprisingly it was just perfect to be cut into a two layer cake .. and it wasnt thin at all … so i think a 14 inch pan would be good with it too .. but my recommendation is always try it once be4 the birthday .. i always do that with any new recipe i try … i hope this helps .. by the way this blog has been shifted to http://www.lailablogs.com/ … so if you would like to follow up with my recipes .. make sure to check it out … stay in touch … and let me know how your son’s cake turns out 🙂

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