Everyone has questions about cake ingredients, their measurements, procedure and baking. If you know the perfect answers of these questions, then no doubt that you make the fantastic cake. But many of people unaware about this. Don’t worry. We wrote this special post on how to make basic sponge cake recipe at home.
In the basic sponge cake recipe, we required simple ingredients such as all-purpose flour, eggs, butter, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. In the cake recipe, the first and important step is beating. More you have beaten the cake will become more spongy.
You can beat the mixture with an electric hand blender or a hand whisk. If you don’t have any of this kitchen equipment then use a spoon. But it will need a more energy to beat. So beat the cake mixture until it becomes fluffy.
The next important step in cake recipes is sieving. Sieving means passing the dry ingredients form a sieve. It breaks all the lumps from dry flour. So sift flour can easily fold in egg mixture. Hence sieve dry ingredients like all-purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda at least for 3 times. It helps in making your cake soft.
The ingredients and procedure of basic sponge cake are given below. All these ingredients are common for all cake recipes. The procedure is also common to all. Means you can make any advance cake recipes using this basic cake recipe.
You can add different flavours or essence in the egg mixture. You can also add fruits, nuts or chocolates in this cake batter. These sponge cakes also used for further decorations and icing. Use your ideas to decorate the cake and give it a beautiful look.
We have shared delicious cake recipes such as moist chocolate marble cake, lemon cake recipe, Christmas cake recipe, coffee cake, carrot cake, easy fruit cake and chocolate mug cake recipe. All these cake recipes are easy to make. Serve at the tea time. You can even serve as a dessert.
See here easy chocolate muffin recipe and pumpkin muffin recipe. Some of the ingredients used in the muffin, cupcake or bread are same as like cake ingredients. Check out here how to make pumpkin bread with these basic ingredients at home. Following are the simple ingredients and easy step by step procedure of basic sponge cake recipe. Follow these basic steps in making any type of cake. Let’s start.
Important Tips For Basic Sponge Cake Recipe :-
- Cut the sponge cake in between. Apply whipped cream in between two cake pieces and cover with whipped cream from all edges. Then decorate as per your choice.
- You can make the icing on cake top with powdered sugar or cocoa powder.
- You can also pour glaze on top.
In short follow this basic sponge cake recipe in making further advanced cake recipes. Give it a try at home. Enjoy baking and eating.
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