Cotton Soft Sponge Cake / Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

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Cotton Soft Sponge Cake / Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe


  • four large egg yolk (66g)
  • 3tbsp saccharide (40g)
  • pinch of salt
  • 3tbsp milk (46g)
  • 3tbsp crude oil (40g)
  • 2tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 loving cup +3tbsp cake flour(80g)
  • four large egg white (130g)
  • 1/4 loving cup sugar(50g)
  • 1tsp lemon juice or vinegar

bake at 150°C, 85 mins (Not 75 every bit mentioned inward the video) inward a preheated oven at the bottom rack amongst both occur in addition to bottom rut on.
You volition postulate (18cm x 7cm)  7-inch circular baking pan. Line amongst a circular cutting parchment newspaper inward the bottom. I did non grease the side of the pan. preheat the oven.


  • In a bowl, mix egg yolks, sugar, salt, canola oil, vanilla, in addition to milk. Sift cake flour iii times in addition to whisk until smooth.
  • In a dissever bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy in addition to thus add together lemon juice in addition to saccharide a piddling fleck at a time. whisk until it thickens to strong peak stage.
  • Gently flexure inward the whites in addition to yolk mixture until incorporated. Be careful practise non over mix, otherwise, the foam volition deflate in addition to the cake won’t rise.
  • Pour the mixture into seven inch circular baking pan. Bang the pan 2-3 times to take whatsoever large air bubbles.
  • Use a large baking tray, pour inward hot H2O in addition to thus house the cake pan inward for a hot H2O bath.
  • house the tray on the bottom rack of the oven amongst occur in addition to bottom rut on in addition to Bake at 150°C for 75- lxxx minutes or until cake tests done. bang the pan on the flooring a few times to forbid the cake from shrinking.
  • Transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool down. Leftover cake tin live on covered in addition to kept inward the freezer.


  • live on careful when separating eggs, if there’s whatsoever yolk inward the egg whites it won’t whip upward properly!
  • I used mutual depression temperature eggs out of the refrigerator. this makes a huge difference, room temperature meringue deflates easily.
  • the H2O bathroom is of import every bit it keeps the cake cooking at a steady temperature
  • Be careful non to opened upward the oven during the baking process.
  • Over mixing cake batter tin lawsuit inward a heavy, sinking cake, only about omelette similar texture.
  • purpose large strokes to fold, never purpose an electrical mixer for mixing meringue into yolk batter.
  • Do non over or nether shell the egg whites.
  • Do non bake the cake speedily at a high temperature otherwise, the cake could cleft on top.
  • if your cake tin bottom is removable similar my i house it on a plate or twine inward foil to destination H2O from getting in.
  • everyone’s oven plant differently. You should too banking concern tally the temperature of your oven.
  • Place the tray on the bottom rack, that way the occur volition non laissez passer the sack in addition to the H2O volition protect the bottom from burning.
  • every pace inward the video must follow including mixing technique.
  • live on gentle land mixing the meringue into the yolk batter. don’t deflate the air bubbles.
  • Cakes shrink if they’re non baked thoroughly
  • If your cake shrinks afterwards taking out of the oven, that agency you lot needed to bake 5-10 mins more.