Basic Vanilla Sponge Cake
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter||3 Tablespoon, melted|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
Butter and flour a 9 inch (23 cm) springform cake pan.
Place a stainless steel bowl over a saucepan filled with simmering hot water.
In bowl, beat eggs and sugar 5 minutes or until mixture thickens.
Off heat, continue beating until mixture cools slightly.
In a second bowl, sift flour and baking powder.
Fold into beaten egg mixture.
With a spatula or whisk, gently fold in melted butter and vanilla extract.
Pour batter into cake pan.
Bake in oven 25-35 minutes Remove from oven.
Detach cake from pan by running a small knife around sides.
Let cool 5 minutes.
Undo cake pan.
Turn out cake onto a wire rack or cookie sheet sprinkled with sugar.
Let stand until cold.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1731 Calories from Fat 555
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63 g96.3%
Saturated Fat 31.1 g155.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1154.2 mg384.7%
Sodium 555.2 mg23.1%
Total Carbohydrates 249 g82.8%
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%
Sugars 152.8 g
Protein 45 g89.5%
Vitamin A 46.8% Vitamin C
Calcium 34.8% Iron 59.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet