Confinement Recipe #10: Easy 4-ingredients vanilla sponge cake😍🍰

Written on 03/22/2021

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Whether its in ice-cream or a milkshake, vanilla is one of adored flavour (after the chocolate one, of course) of most people. So here it is at your doorstep, a super simple 4-ingredients foolproof recipe of a vanilla sponge cake!

The four ingredients you will need are:

  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 2 tbsp boiling water

For a perfect vanilla spnge cake, you'll have to:

  • Start by preheating oven to 170°C. Grease and line with parchment paper 2 sponge molds of 20 cm.
  • Dip egg whites into to soft peaks and gradually add sugar, beat until thick and creamy. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla, and beat until mixture is well combined.
  • Sift flour 3-4 times and gently fold into the egg mixture, then fold in water. 

  • Divide between cake tins, gently smooth to the edge and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the tops spring back to the touch.
  • Cool in the tin for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Filled the cake with chantilly cream or jam and sprinkled with icing sugar for a nice finish!
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