Friday, February 16, 2018

Vanilla Sponge Cake / Eggless Vanilla Sponge cake recipe with step by step images and recipe video.

Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake

This is a perfect recipe for soft, spongy and fluffy vanilla sponge cake made with very easily available ingredients and tastes really yummy and delicious. It is the eggless version of vanilla sponge cake. Includes very minimal and simple ingredients and can be made very effortlessly.

There are some points to be taken care of as for instance while adding sugar add the amount mentioned as adding more would make the cake surface sticky and the cake crumbly.

Secondly pre heating is very important. Also the time required would vary as the ovens properties do so keep a check. Other tips I have mentioned in the tips section after the method do check them.

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1 ½ cup All purpose flour (Maida)

1 cup Curd (250 gms)

½ cup Sugar

½ tsp Baking soda

1 tsp Baking powder

1 tsp Vanilla essence

½ cup Edible Oil


Pre heat the oven at 180 degress C

Grease a baking dish and dust it with flour. You can also line with a baking paper.

In a bowl sieve the all purpose flour to remove the lumps if any.

Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake
sift all purpose flour

In another bowl take 250 gms curd (not the hung curd) and add sugar to it.

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add sugar to curd

Mix it well till all the sugar gets dissolved. Then add in the baking powder and baking soda. Mix it evenly and let it rest for 5 minutes.
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add baking powder and baking soda 

In these 5 minutes the curd, baking soda and baking powder would react with each other.

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rest for 5 min

After 5 minutes bubbles would appear in the curd.

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bubbles appear

Now its time to add in the vanilla essence followed by the oil.

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add vanilla essence and oil

Mix it well.

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mix well

Further put in the sieved all purpose flour in parts and mix by cut and fold technique.

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add flour in parts

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mix by cut and fold

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batter ready
Once the batter is ready pour it in the greased baking dish.

pour in greased baking dish and tap 

Tap it twice and bake it for 40 minutes at 180 degress C.

Your time may vary so keep a check.

After 40 minutes take it out of the oven and insert a toothpick in the cake.

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remove it from oven

If the toothpick comes out clean it means the cake is ready, but if some batter comes along then bake the cake for more 5 minutes or until done.

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toothpick test

Let it rest for some time. Then loosen the edges with a help of knife.

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loosen edges

Take a plate and invert it on the cake tin.

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invert plate and flip

Hold both the plate and the tin and flip.

Tap all over the cake dish to loosen the cake from the bottom.

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tap all over

Lift up the cake tin and de mould the cake.

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de mould

You can enjoy it plain as it is or dust some powdered sugar on it and decorate with some cherries and mint leaves.

dust powdered sugar and decorate with cherries and mint leaves

Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake is done.

Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake
Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake


Do not add more sugar as excess sugar would make the surface sticky and cake crumbly.

Time may vary so keep a check. After 35 minutes do the toothpick test.

Use a cooking oil which has no strong smell.

It can also be decorated with honey, maple syrup or even chocolate ganache.

Do try this food-a-licious eggless vanilla sponge cake and share your experience with us via comments.

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