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Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

Basic Sponge Cake Recipe

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With this Basic Sponge Cake recipe you’ll never have issues baking sponge cakes again.

Who says sponge cake has to be tricky?

The clever trick to this recipe is that you weigh the whole eggs (yes – including their shells) and then you weigh the same amount of the other ingredients – flour, sugar and butter.

With this simple ratio you can make any size sponge cake that you please. You’ll be baking perfect sponge cakes every single time.

The very clever Recipes from a Normal Mum shares this excellent Basic Sponge Cake Recipe.

Basic Sponge Cake Recipe
  • 4 eggs
  • caster sugar, either white or golden
  • butter or margarine
  • pinch of salt if not using salted butter
  • self raising flour
  • flavouring - 1 tsp vanilla essence/the zest of one lemon/1 tsp of rosewater
  • filling fodder - jam, cream, fruit, buttercream, whatever you fancy really
  1. For the full recipe please visit: Basic Sponge Cake Recipe.


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