Vanilla Sponge Cake recipe

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Maida
  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar(in original recipe it was ¾ cup,but u can use ur own taste)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 pinches of soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar(optional)
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • For Icing
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipped cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 6-7 tbsp icing sugar
  • For decorating
  • 3-4 apricots sliced
  • 4 cherry
  • 1 cup chocolate flakes or grated chocolate

Cooking Instructions

For the cake

Sieve Maida,baking powder,soda and keep aside

Separate the egg yolk and Egg whites.

With the help of Electric Beater whisk egg whites then add half of the sugar and whisk well for 2-3 mins till till becomes fluffy and white and it forms peaks and then keep aside

In another bowl whisk egg yellow with remaining sugar until smooth and then add the melted butter, vanilla essence,vanilla sugar and mix till creamy consistency.

Now add the Egg white mixture to it and mix it lightly till the consistency is smooth now add maida little by little and carefully blend well till smooth and then add enough milk to get a semi-thick batter

Pour the batter in a greased cake mould and bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 40 minutes or till done

Cool it completely on a wire rack before the icing

For the Icing
In a bowl add the cream and the sugar,vanilla essence and beat it well with the help of an electric beater till peak forms

Spread the icing over the cake evenly on all the sides

Decorate it with sliced apricots at the sides of the cake and cherry at the corners and chocolate flakes on all the sides of it

Let it set for few more minutes and then slice it and serve when required
  

11 Mar 2011     840 views     NON-Vegetarian       Bakeries > Cakes

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