Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Chocolate Sponge Cake with Eggs and Butter!!

I am posting a very simple recipe of a chocolate sponge cake which cane be used in various cakes, deserts, puddings and all. This can also be eaten at with tea or coffee. This recipe is adapted from the book Cakes and Pastries by Tarla Dalal.

150 gms Self Raising Flour
170 gms butter (unsalted or salted)
20 gm cocoa powder
170 gms Castor sugar
3 eggs
1tsp vanilla essence
1/3 cup milk


  • Pre-heat the oven at 200degress Celsius for 20 minutes.
  • Grease and dust 7" mould. Keep it aside. 
  • Sieve flour and cocoa powder. Keep aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar till it becomes like a creamy mixture.
  • Now gradually add in eggs one by one whipping continuously.
  • Fold in the flour slowly.
  • Add in milk. 
  • Mix in the folding action.
  • Add in vanilla essence.

  • Pour the batter in the mould.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 200 degree Celsius.
Chocolate Sponge Cake


  • Butter and eggs should be at room temperature.
  • Take them out of the refrigerator 1 hour before baking the cake.
  • while adding eggs if the batter starts to cuddle you can add 1 tbsp flour.

I used a heart shape mould you can use any shapes.....

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