Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

Vanilla Sponge Cake

How to make Vanilla Sponge Cake


  • Step 1 Preheat oven and prepare the baking pan

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare an 8-inch pan by greasing and flouring it, then lining it with a parchment round. Set aside for later.


  • Step 2 Prepare the cake batter

    In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine all the dry ingredients. Beat in the butter till the flour mixture forms a sandy texture. Then add half the milk, and beat the mixture until it’s smooth (about 1 minute). Meanwhile, combine the other half of the milk with the other wet ingredients (eggs and vanilla) in a large glass cup measure (or bowl with a pouring spout). Add half the liquid mixture to the mixer bowl, and beat for about 20 seconds, then add the rest, and beat again for 20 more seconds on medium.


  • Step 3 Pour the cake batter in the greases pan

    Transfer the cake batter to the prepared pan and smooth it with an offset spatula. Tap the pan on the counter a few times to get rid of any air bubbles.


  • Step 4 Bake the cake for about 35 minutes

    Bake the cake till a cake tester inserted in the centre comes out clean (about 35 minutes). Once done, let the cake cool for 15 minutes before flipping the cake out of the pan onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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