Low Fat Chocolate Sponge Cake

Recipe by Fili Eve
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350/gas 4.
  • Grease and flour a nine inch round cake tin, set aside.
  • Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl and thoroughly combine.
  • In a measuring jug lightly beat egg, followed by milk, vanilla extract and oil. Whisk together.
  • Pour wet into dry, mix, then beat for two minutes (approx) ensuring batter is well incorporated and smooth.
  • Add boiled water and combine. (Don't be disheartened by it's liquid like appearance!).
  • Pour into prepared nine inch cake tin and bake for thirty five minutes.
  • Once cake is cooked remove from oven and allow to cool for ten minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • NB. Should you want a chocolate/orange cake, add the grated rind of one orange then substitute 1/4 cup of fresh orange juice for the water part of the recipe.
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