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No-butter sponge cake

By lksbxh (GoodFood Community)
Rating: 3 out of 5.18 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 20 min for cooling down
  • Easy
  • Makes Slices
A sponge cake without butter.


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 dinnerspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar


  • STEP 1
    Heat through the milk in a small plan until bubbling at edge. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • STEP 2
    Sift flour with baking powder
  • STEP 3
    and salt. Set aside.
  • STEP 4
    In a small bowl, mix at high speed, eggs, until thick and lemon colored. Gradually add sugar, beating until mixture is smooth and well blended...about 5 min.
  • STEP 5
    At low speed, blend in flour mixture until smooth. Add warm milk and lemon peel, beating until combined. Immediately pour batter into ungreased, 9-inch cake pan.
  • STEP 6
    Bake 30 min, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool completely. Then serve.

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