Monday, December 20, 2010

Sponge Cake

  • 6 Eggs  
  • 1 cup All purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp melted butter (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • A pinch of salt
  • Baking tray
  • Non stick spray

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F for 15 mins
  2. Separate the egg whites from egg yolks and whisk the egg whites in the hand mixer, until the whites turn fluffy and stand.
  3. Now whisk the yolks also separately, to it add sugar and butter, blend them well.
  4. Take the yolk mixture and gently fold in to the egg whites, so that the egg whites does not loose its texture.
  5. In a bowl add the flour, baking powder and salt. sieve them together so they easily fold into the egg mixture.
  6. Now slowly add the flour in to the egg mixture and mix very gently. See that no lumps are formed.
  7. Spread this mixture on the oil sprayed baking tray and tap it little to spread evenly and bake it in the oven for 22 to 25min
  8. Check by putting a toothpick or knife through  the cake.ti should come out clean only then the cake is done.
  9. This is the Sponge cake.
  10. Using this  basic cake we can make different flavours of cake recipes.


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