sponge cake recipe | eggless sponge cake | plain cake recipe

sponge cake recipe | eggless sponge cake | plain cake recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular plain cake recipe made with just all purpose flour without any flavours and frosting. it is an ideal cake recipe for beginners who can experiment and gain confidence with cake baking and cake decorations. this cake can be an ideal dessert recipe served after meal but can also be served as an evening snack.
sponge cake recipesponge cake recipe | eggless sponge cake | plain cake recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. there are myriad cake recipes out in the market made with different frosting and flavour. but most of the cake is made with the same cake batter with the same ingredients with variously flavoured frosting. the basic or plain cake is known as sponge cake which has the same characteristics of sponge with look and softness.

i had shared quite a few cake recipes till now but i was getting a lot of requests for a simple and plain sponge cake recipe. hence i thought of sharing this multi-purpose plain cake recipe which can be used for myriad flavours. as matter of fact, i was planning to share this recipe in a cooker and not with a conventional oven. but at the last moment decided to go with traditional recipe and delayed the cooker sponge cake. having said that, i have already posted a chocolate flavoured cooker cake and can be referred on how to use the cooker to bake the cake. moreover, once the cake is ready, it can be used for any flavoured frosting of your choice if you need to.

eggless sponge cake

anyway, some tips and suggestions for a perfect and soft eggless sponge cake recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend using the exact amount of proportion for each ingredient specified in the recipe card. note that each ingredient with the supplied proportion is critical for the best result. secondly, the key ingredient for a soft and spongy cake is air and hence beat the batter as much as possible to incorporate the air bubbles. you can use a cut and fold method using a spatula or hand blender for the same. lastly, in this recipe post, i have used plain flour or maida and few may have a concern regarding it. alternatively, you can also use wheat flour to make the same recipe.

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eggless sponge cake video recipe:

recipe card for eggless sponge cake recipe:

sponge cake recipe

sponge cake recipe | eggless sponge cake | plain cake recipe

3.65 from 14 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: cake
Cuisine: international
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easy sponge cake recipe | eggless sponge cake | plain cake recipe

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (150 gm) butter, room temperature
  • cup (415 gm) sugar
  • 2 cup (510 ml) milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cup (465 gm) maida / plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ¾ cup butter and 1½ cup sugar.
  • beat well until the sugar and butter turn creamy and soft.
  • now add 2 cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • further, place a sieve and add 3 cup maida, 1 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp baking soda and ¼ tsp salt
  • sieve the flour making sure there are no lumps present.
  • mix well until the batter is a smooth consistency.
  • transfer the cake batter into the square cake mould.
  • place the cake tray into the preheated oven. bake the cake at 180 degree celsius or 356 degrees fahrenheit for 40 minutes.
  • finally, enjoy eggless sponge cake with frosting or as it is.
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how to make plain cake with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ¾ cup butter and 1½ cup sugar. there is a typo in the video, make a note i have add 415 grams of sugar and not 715 grams.
    plain cake recipe
  2. beat well until the sugar and butter turn creamy and soft.
    plain cake recipe
  3. now add 2 cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
    plain cake recipe
  4. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
    plain cake recipe
  5. further, place a sieve and add 3 cup maida, 1 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp baking soda and ¼ tsp salt.
    plain cake recipe
  6. sieve the flour making sure there are no lumps present.
    plain cake recipe
  7. mix well using cut and fold method.
    eggless sponge cake
  8. mix until the batter is a smooth consistency. do not over mix as the cake turns rubbery and chewy.
    eggless sponge cake
  9. transfer the cake batter into the square cake mould (width: 15 cm, height: 6 cm, length: 17 cm). make sure to grease the mould with butter to avoid sticking and line butter paper at bottom of the tray.
    sponge cake recipe
  10. pat twice to remove the air incorporated into the batter.
    sponge cake recipe
  11. place the cake tray into the preheated oven. bake the cake at 180 degree celsius or 356 degrees fahrenheit for 40 minutes.
    sponge cake recipe
  12. or bake till the toothpick inserted comes out clean. cool the cake completely.
    sponge cake recipe
  13. finally, enjoy eggless sponge cake with frosting or as it is.
    eggless sponge cake

notes:

  • firstly, the cake can be decorated with buttercream frosting or chocolate frosting.
  • additionally, butter can be replaced with olive oil or any neutral flavoured oil.
  • furthermore, to bake in microwave convection mode preheat and bake at 180 degrees for 40 minutes. and to bake in cooker check out how to bake in cooker.
  • finally, eggless sponge cake recipe is moist and spongy cake when prepared with butter.
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