Thursday, 24 November 2016

Sponge Cake Recipe

Sponge Cake



A basic sponge cake is the first step in cake baking. Whether you want to make a simple vanilla cake with butter cream icing or an elaborate cake for some special occassion ....all depends on the sponge cake. This is a rich cake with eggs but eggless can be made too. I will share an eggless recipe later.

Ingredients for sponge cake
Butter( unsalted) 1cup
Sugar 1cup
Eggs 4
Vanilla extract 1tablespoon
Cake flour 3cups (spooned and levelled)
Baking powder 1tablespoon
Butter milk 1and 1/2 cup

Directions

First bring every cold ingredients in room temperature.
Butter should be soft but not melted.
Now using an electric mixer beat the sugar and butter till light and fluffy.
Next beat the eggs adding one at a time into the sugar mixture.
Add vanilla essence or extract.
In another large bowl whisk cake flour and baking powder.
Add it to the sugar Butter mixture only 1/3.
Beat to combine.
Now add buttermilk and the rest of the flour and fold carefully.
Pour batter in a prepared pan( line the cake tin with parchment paper)
Bake in a preheated oven (180C) for 30mins at a temperature of 180C.
Cut the cake and serve with tea or coffee.