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Basic Vanilla Sponge Cake

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  Eggs 5
  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.
Set aside.
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.
Set aside.
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.

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Nutrition Facts

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


Basic Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe