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Easy Bakery Style Sponge Plain Cake Recipe

The best thing about this sponge cake is that it has no extra flavors.

sponge plain cake
sponge plain cake
Do you want to quickly bake a sponge cake at home? Well, then this cake recipe is the best one to stick to! It is used as a base for many desserts. You can bake this cake for snack time or pack it in the tiffin boxes for kids. It is a light cake made with egg whites. The best thing about this sponge cake is that it has no extra flavors, and it is made out of basic pantry ingredients.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Cooking Oil
  • 2 pc Eggs (medium )
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
Nutrition Facts
Easy Bakery Style Sponge Plain Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0.04g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 142mg6%
Potassium 24mg1%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2IU0%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • 1 Glass Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Round Baking Pan 6×2 inches
  • 1 Round Baking Paper 6 inches
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Hand whisk

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Make the batter

  • Mix ⅓ cup sugar with ¼ cup cooking oil in a mixing bowl until sugar is dissolved.
    ⅓ cup Sugar, ¼ cup Cooking Oil
  • Gradually add 2 medium eggs one by one and beat until evenly mixed and slightly frothy.
    2 pc Eggs
  • Add all-purpose flour, vanilla essence and baking powder then mix until smooth to make it spongy.
    1 cup All-Purpose Flour, 1 tsp Vanilla Essence, 2 tsp Baking Powder

Prepare for Baking

  • Take a 6×2 inches round baking pan and grease it with cooking oil.
  • Spread the baking paper at the bottom of this pan and grease it as well.
  • Pour in the prepared cake batter.
  • Tap the pan to remove the air bubbles and spread the batter evenly.

Bake The Cake

  • Bake the cake at 320° F or 160° C temperature for almost 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven.


  • Allow the cake to cool.
  • Slice and serve.



  • This sponge cake goes well with jam or chocolate spread.
  • Serve the sponge cake slices with a cup of hot chocolate.
  • Brush the sponge cake with some butter or orange glaze for a different taste.
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