Light and fluffy, this sponge cake is an old fashioned favorite that is fail proof. Everyone will love this old fashioned favorite. Get the details now.

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When it comes to amazing Cakes, Gail’s fail-proof Sponge Cake Recipe topples them all! then you’re in for a treat! This old-time favorite contains only 7 base ingredients.

Gail has decorated hers beautifully with a combination of strawberries, cream, and chocolate. Let’s check out your shopping list.

Best Sponge Cake Recipe Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 1/2 cup custard powder
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1/2 tsp carb soda
  • 1 tsp plain flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar

Best Sponge Cake Recipe Instructions

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Pre-heat oven to moderate temperature – about 160C/325F

Beat your egg whites until they are very stiff, then gradually add sugar a little at a time.
Next, add in egg yolks. Fold remaining dry ingredients (which have been sifted 3 times) little by little. Now divide equally between 2 – 8″ tins which have been well greased and floured.

Bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes, and then turn them out straight away onto a wire rack and leave to cool.

On the bottom sponge, spread with whatever takes your fancy – whipped cream and strawberries is a great choice. 

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Gail is mum to three grown children and Nana to six grandchildren. She runs her cooking blog on Facebook from her home in Australia.

She is widely followed and shares recipes for dinners, desserts, and everything in-between. We are thrilled to have her as a WHOot Contributor. Be sure to join her on Facebook here.

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