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Simple Sponge

By fazy4eva (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes Cakes
QUICK AND EASY recipe to make a delicious SPONGE CAKE. This is also great made into cupcakes or decorated for a party! This cake is a reason to CELEBRATE!


  • 4oz Salted Butter
  • 4oz Caster Sugar
  • 4oz Flour
  • 2 Medium-Large eggs
  • Vanilla Essence
  • Milk


  • STEP 1
    Preheat your oven to gas 5/190 C/ 375 fan.
  • STEP 2
    Firstly sift your sugar into the bowl. Add the butter then mix until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Put an egg into the bowl and quickly whisk in. Repeat this with the second egg.
  • STEP 4
    Sift in the flour and whisk into the mix.
  • STEP 5
    Add a splash of milk and a few drops of vanilla essence.
  • STEP 6
    Grease a small baking tin with a little butter/line a cake tray with 12 cake cases.
  • STEP 7
    Fill each case about 3/4 full/put all of the mix into the tin.
  • STEP 8
    Put the cupcakes in the oven for 14 mins or until golden-brown. Put the single sponge in for 30-40 mins or until golden-brown.
  • STEP 9
    Take out and leave on a wire rack to cool. Decorate as you wish or serve plain.
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