Classic Sponge Cake - Vanilla Sponge Cake
This is a basic sponge cake recipe often referred to as a plain cake or vanilla cake. Made with all-purpose flour (maida), eggs, sugar, and butter this cake is one that can be used to make many different variations like orange, lemon, fruits, and trifles.
Servings 8 servings
8-inch round baking pan
- 250 grams All-purpose flour maida
- 250 grams Sugar fine castor sugar
- 250 grams Butter
- 5 large Eggs
- ½ tsp Baking powder
- 1 tbsp Vanilla extract or ¼ tsp vanilla essence
- ¼ tsp Lemon or Almond essence
Preheat the oven at 180 C / 360 F
Grease and line with parchment paper an 8-inch round cake pan or 7-inch square cake pan
Cream together butter and sugar until all the sugar is dissolved
Add eggs one at a time
Combine the flour with baking powder - then add flour in three batches - combine well.
Lastly, add the vanilla and other flavoring
Pour into the prepared baking pan
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 199mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 972IU | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg