Vanilla Sponge Cake

Vanilla Sponge Cake


An easy, soft and moist Vanilla sponge cake Recipe, A base cake that can be used for preparing vancho, white forest and so on. This is the recipe that I use for most of my cakes. Once you have mastered the baking technique of sponge cake, you can easily bake varieties of cakes at home.


  • Flour- 1 cup
  • Egg- 2
  • Sugar- 1 cup, Powder it
  • Baking Powder- 1tsp
  • Sunflower oil-1/4 cup
  • Vanilla essence-1 tsp
  • Hot milk-1/2 cup


  1. Prepare a 7 inch cake pan and line it with butter/oil and line a butter paper. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 150 degree C.
  2. Sieve the flour and baking powder, keep it aside.
  3. Take a dry bowl and add in the eggs, beat it for few minutes. Add vanilla essence and sugar and beat till it turns creamy and fluffy.
  4. Now add in flour and hot milk into the egg mix alternatively in two times using a hand whisk..
  5. Now add oil and mix.
  6. Pour the batter in the prepared tin and tap the bake tin to release air bubbles if any, and bake in a preheated oven for 30-40 mins or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Allow it to cool for 5minutes before demoulding it. Cool the cake completely before frosting.