Easy Sponge Cake Recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
 
Ingredients
  • Large Eggs- 6, at room temperature
  • Sugar- 1 cup
  • Vanilla Extract- 2 tsp
  • Cake flour or All purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Salt- ¼ tsp
  • Melted Butter- 4 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F or 175 C.
  2. Grease a springform pan with butter, line the bottom with parchment paper. Keep aside.
  3. Into a stand mixer bowl, add the eggs along with sugar. Using the paddle attachment, beat the eggs at high speed for 8 to 10 minutes till fluffy and the mixture falls like a ribbon.
  4. You could beat the eggs using an electric hand mixer.
  5. Add vanilla extract and combine well.
  6. In a bowl, combine the flour with salt.
  7. Add the flour mix to the beaten eggs in 3 additions and fold well using a spatula until well incorporated.
  8. Melt 4 tbsp butter taken in a bowl in the microwave.
  9. To the melted butter, add ¼ cup of prepared cake batter and combine well without any lumps.
  10. Pour the butter/batter mix into the remaining cake batter and combine well.
  11. Pour the cake batter into the greased pan.
  12. Place on the middle rack in the preheated oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or till a fork inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  13. Let cool down in the pan for 5 minutes, run a knife around the inside of the pan and open the springform pan.
  14. Let the cake cool down completely on a wire rack.
  15. This cake can be served as it is or can be frosted with whipped cream frosting, cream cheese frosting or even with vanilla custard or pudding. Topped with fruits or nuts. It's delish!!!
Notes
For making a smaller cake, you could half the ingredients and follow the preparation method.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/easy-sponge-cake-recipe/