Easy Sponge Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by busyozmum

A very easy to prepare sponge cake recipe that I've been baking for 20+ years. A favourite with everyone.

Top Review by jwarwick

Wonderful easy sponge - this is the very first one I have made that was successful! Thankyou. Jilly 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F).
  2. Grease and flour two round 20 cm (8") cake tins using 1 teaspoon castor sugar and 1 teaspoon flour mixed together.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together 3 times.
  4. Separate egg whites from yolks carefully making sure no yolk is mixed into the white.
  5. Beat whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
  6. Gradually add sugar and yolks one at a time. Add vanilla.
  7. Gently fold in the dry ingredients until just barely mixed through.
  8. Pour evenly into the 2 tins.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  10. Turn out to cool on racks immediately.
  11. When cool, sandwich with jam and whipped cream. Ice and decorate top.

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