Easy and Fluffy Sponge Cake Recipe

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Easy and Fluffy Sponge Cake Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
80mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 24, 2024

This simple and delicious sponge cake is perfect for any occasion. With a light and fluffy texture and a hint of vanilla, it will be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or dress it up with fresh fruit and whipped cream for a special dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until pale and fluffy.
  4. Fold in the vanilla extract, then gradually fold in the dry ingredients until just combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Serve slices of the sponge cake plain or with your favorite toppings.

Interesting Facts

  • Sponge cake gets its light and airy texture from the whipped eggs incorporated into the batter.
  • The classic sponge cake originated in Europe and has been enjoyed for centuries.