Vanilla Sponge Cake


  • 3 egg yolks
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp warm milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Method –

  1. Separate the egg yolks from the whites and put in 2 separate bowls.
  2. Add salt and vanilla extract to egg yolks.
  3. Whisk well and set aside.
  4. With an electric mixer, mix egg whites for 1 minute, add 1/3 of the sugar and beat.
  5. Add the remaining sugar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
  6. Add egg yolk mixture and slowly combine thoroughly.
  7. Sift flour into the mixture.
  8. Gently fold from bottom to top until all the flour is incorporated.
  9. In a small bowl, combine oil and milk.
  10. Add this mixture to the batter and fold in.
  11. Pour this mixture into a 15cm round pan lined with parchment paper.
  12. Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for 30 minutes.

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