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Charlotte's Simple Sponge Cake

By charlie_0308 (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Plus cooling time
  • Easy
  • Makes Slices
A quick, easy cake that is perfect everytime.


  • 170g margarine
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 170g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180/fan
  • STEP 2
    Cream together margarine and caster sugar
  • STEP 3
    One at a time beat the eggs and add to the mixture with a tbsp of the flour
  • STEP 4
    Fold in the remaining flour and baking powder
  • STEP 5
    Split mixture into 2 sandwich tins and bake for about 20mins
  • STEP 6
    When done the cake/s should be golden brown and spongy to touch
  • STEP 7
    Tips: grease the tin with some extra margarine then coat with some extra flour for easy removal from the tin
  • STEP 8
    Filling idea: Whipped cream, rasberry jam and a layer of strawberries tastes and looks good in a cake.
  • STEP 9
    Filling idea: Try Chocolate Butter icing (icing sugar, cocoa, and butter) from a bit of chocolate indulgence.
  • STEP 10
    For a decorative finish place a doilie over the cake and sprinkle with icing sugar. carefully remove the doilie, leaving behind a pattern of sugar.

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