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Print This Delicious and Always the Best Sponge Cake Recipe

Best Sponge Cake Recipe

Sponge cake, a light and fluffy cake that is perfect for those long hot summer days. It's also ideal for those cold winter nights when you are snuggled up by the fire and craving a piece of comfort food. This sponge cake recipe can easily be varied with adding lemon zest and a little cocoa to change up the flavor. Homemade sponge cake is the perfect dessert all year round.

4 Eggs, separated
1 cup Sugar
4 Tablespoons Cold water
1 cup Sifted cake flour
1 tsp Baking powder

Whipped cream
Sliced strawberries

Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ small angel food pan
Preheat oven, grease a small tube pan.

Beat egg yolks and sugar together until very light. Add water. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add to batter. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter. Pour sponge cake batter into prepared pan.

Bake the Best Sponge Cake. Cool completely and invert onto cake platter. Prepare whipped cream and strawberries. To serve, slice cake in half and fill with half the whipped cream. Top with remaining whipped cream and strawberries.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 47 g
Calories 124
Calories from Fat 14
Total Fat 1.6g 2%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 24.9g 8%
Sugars 16.8g
Protein 2.9g
Vitamin A 1% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 3% • Iron 4%



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Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!