Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated: May 25, 2018 | Cakes, Christmas | 2 Comments

A simple and perfect vanilla sponge cake that can be served as a tea cake by itself or can be used as a base for any other cakes that you want to make during a special occasion like birthday parties or festivals like Christmas. An easy recipe for a simple, moist and delicious vanilla sponge cake.

Vanilla Sponge Cake


  • Maida (Plain Flour) – 125 gms
  • Butter – 125 gms
  • Powdered Sugar – 125 gms
  • Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla Essence – 1/3 tsp
  • Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp
  • Eggs – 2
  • Salt – a small pinch

For the icing:

  • Butter – 25 gms
  • Icing Sugar – 25 gms
  • Vanilla Essence – 1/8 tsp


  1. Beat the butter and powdered sugar until frothy.
  2. Sieve together the maida, salt, baking powder and baking powder in a bowl.
  3. Break the eggs into the butter mixture and mix.
  4. Add vanilla essence.
  5. Gradually add the maida mixture and mix well.
  6. Transfer to a greased and floured cake tin.
  7. Smoothen the surface and place it into a preheated oven at 180C for 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Beat all icing ingredients and keep.
  9. Once the cake is done, remove and cool slightly.
  10. Add the icing into a piping bag and decorate as desired.
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2 thoughts on “Vanilla Sponge Cake

  1. neo. said on June 25, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Try this recipe.

  2. Adisoy said on December 19, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    Its really a tasty cake,easy to made,very sponge.This cake be ready in short time.Everyone can try to make it. loved it !!!!

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