Suanne and Ben's Chinese Sponge Cake

READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • The baking powder and flour are mixed together.
  • They are then sifted and set aside.
  • Mix the evaporated milk with the melted butter first. Then add the baking soda to it. Again, set it aside.
  • You will need four eggs. Crack it into a mixing bowl.
  • Beat the eggs.
  • Mix in the sugar and the almond extract. Make sure that the sugar is dissolved.
  • You then mix in the milk/baking soda/butter mixture to the eggs/sugar. Blend thoroughly using a whisk.
  • You gradually mix in the flour mixture and blend.
  • Whisk until smooth and completely blended.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased cake pan. I use a pie dish about 9-inch.
  • Bring the water to boil.
  • Place the cake into the pan with boiling water.
  • Cover and steam for 25-30 minutes. Use a toothpick to check when the cake is done.
  • toothpick to check when the cake is done.
  • Remove the cake from the pan and slice. Best served when warm. Enjoy!