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Basic Sponge Cake

4.50 from 8 votes

A simple moist basic sponge cake recipe for beginners.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Served AsDesserts
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 6


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup Sugar powdered
  • 100 gm butter
  • 4 egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk or as required


  • Pre-Heat the Oven at 180° C temperature and also grease the cake mould with butter and keep it aside.
  • Sieve together all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda and keep aside.
  • In a bowl break 4 eggs, add vanilla essence and beat the eggs on medium high speed until the mixture is thick and double in volume or form a ribbon like consistency.
  • In another bowl beat butter and sugar together until soft and creamy.
  • Add the sifted all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda into the bowl containing the creamy butter sugar mixture.
  • Now mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients using cut and fold method and form a smooth lump free batter.
  • Add milk as required if the batter is thick.
  • Pour the batter in a greased cake tin and bake it at 180°C for 30 minutes.
  • Once the cake is done, insert a toothpick if it comes clean then the cake has baked perfectly.
  • Allow the cake to cool down completely, cut into pieces and enjoy!

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4.50 from 8 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 374 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 10 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 146 mg | Sodium: 315 mg | Potassium: 84 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 34 g | Vitamin A: 591 IU | Calcium: 76 mg | Iron: 2 mg

Prabhleen Kaur
Prabhleen Kaur

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