Vanilla Sponge Cake

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How to make Classic Eggless and Moist Vanilla Sponge Cake

The moment we step into the world of Cakes and Pastries, Vanilla Sponge Cake is the First Choice we mostly make.It has a delicate texture and a delectable crumb and uses the most versatile recipe which can be used to make cupcakes, muffins or simply enjoy as it is with a cup of Tea. One can easily play along with the flavours and enjoy homemade Vanilla Sponge Cake made right from scratch.

Also, my cakes are mostly Oil it involves a comparatively healthy component and you can also store it easily in Refrigerator without having the fear of it getting hard the next day.

So what are we waiting for !!! Let’s get Baking 🙂


  • All-Purpose Flour 3 Cups
  • Powdered Sugar 1+½ Cups
  • Olive Oil/Flavourless Oil 1 Cup (You can also use melted butter at room temperature)
  • Milk 1+½ Cups
  • Salt a pinch
  • Baking Powder 2 Tsp
  • Baking Soda 1 Tsp
  • Vanilla Essence 2 tsp (If using Pure Vanilla Extract then 1 tsp is fine)
  • Choco Chips(Optional). You can use any other topping as per your liking or leave it just like that.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Also grease and dust a 9” round pan and keep it aside.


Vanilla Sponge Cake recipe
  • Sift together the flour, sugar, and salt.
  • Then add oil to it and gently fold it in.
  • Gradually add milk to it while folding in the batter using cut and fold method
  • Mix the batter to form a smooth consistency. Add more milk if required. Adjust the consistency to a flowing form but it should not be too runny.
  • Then add Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Vanilla Essence and give it a final mix.
  • Please ensure not to overmix the batter.
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  • Transfer the batter into the already greased and dusted round baking tin.
  • Tap it a multiple times to remove air bubbles if any.
  • Sprinkle choco chips over it to get an extra bite. This step is completely optional or you can replace it with any other topping of your choice.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 45 minutes or unless a toothpick inserted in comes out clean.
  • Allow it to cool before you cut it otherwise, the cake will crumble into pieces.
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Look at the perfect top..the glaze…Ummm loving it.


This is the recipe I am proud of myself baking because it never lets me down.

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Here is a cut segment for you to witness the Perfect Crumb and the Sponge.

Enjoy it with a cup of Tea or Coffee or just like that. It is an all-time hit recipe in my family. What do you think about it, friends?

If you like it, please try it and let me know the feedback and spread the word. I will be more than happy to help you.

Baking is Happiness Multiplied 🙂

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9 thoughts on “Best Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake”

  1. Thanku Saumya for yummy recipe.the best part is its eggless n u explained to us step by step so now its easy for me to try.keep posting such good recipe waiting for more..😊😊

  2. When I’m keeping in my oven for 180 10 minutes itself it gets cooked.. I mean the wooden stick test is getting done… But when I took it out its so hard…

    1. Hello…You should always check your Oven Temperature. Sometimes it is more/less than indicated on the display panel. The best resort is to invest in an Oven Thermometer. It will tell you the accurate temperature.

  3. Hi Saumya,
    I shall try this recipe today! Can you share the size of round cake tin to be used for the measurements above?
    Thanks, Gunjan

  4. How to store this cake and how much is D shell life… N please tell D quantity of butter. When I bake cake with oil it always very sticky from top n inside but D toothpick come clear.. I don’t know where I’m going wrong if u can guide

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