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Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

Basic vanilla sponge cake recipe which is made using simple ingredients. This sponge cake is super fluffy and super soft, light and airy.
4.16 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desert Recipe, Deserts
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 321 kcal


  • ¾ cup All purpose flour (90grams)
  • 2 large Eggs
  • ½ cup Sugar (100 grams)
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ cup Oil (120 ml)
  • ¼ cup Milk (60 ml)
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract


  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Line a 7 inch square cake pan with parchment paper.
  • Take flour, baking soda, baking powder in a sifter and sieve it into a bowl.
  • Take milk, oil and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.
  • Take eggs in a large bowl, use a electric beater or stand mixer to whisk till frothy.
  • Add sugar little at a time and keep whisking till light and fluffy.
  • Add in the dry ingredients and wet mixture in and mix gently.
  • Now pour the batter into the pan and bake for 30 mins.
  • Remove and cool completely.
  • Slice and serve.



  1. Whip the egg till light and fluffy before folding it into the dry. This step is really important for fluffy sponge.
  2. Once you add dry and wet mixture into the whipped eggs, fold it gently or use the mixer to mix once. Don't over mix.
  3. Don't rest the batter for too long. Bake it as soon as it is done.
  4. Don't over bake the cakes. It may turn dry.
  5. You can use this cake as snack cake or use it as layer cakes for fresh cream cakes.
Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 56mg2%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 106IU2%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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