Sponge Cake


  1. Flour – 1Cup
  2. Sugar – 1Cup
  3. Eggs – 3
  4. Vanilla Essence – 1 Teaspoon
  5. Baking Powder – 1 Large Pinch
  6. Cake Tin – 7 inches, oiled


Sift the baking powder with the flour. Beat the eggs and the sugar till light and fluffy. Add the vanilla essence and mix. Sift the flour on the egg mixture and fold in with a very light hand. Pour into a 7 inch cake tin. Bake in the centre of a moderate oven, Gas mark 4 (or 180*C or 360* F) till springy to the touch. To check that it is done insert a toothpick into the sponge and if it comes out clean it is ready. Remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.

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