Vanilla Sponge Cake
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Vanilla Sponge Cake

Here's the The step-by-step guide to your favourite vanilla sponge cake.

brunch Updated: Oct 07, 2012 15:22 IST
Angela Zonunpari
Angela Zonunpari
Hindustan Times
Vanilla Sponge Cake,Cakes,Brunch

Vanilla Sponge Cake

Beat 2 cups sugar and 4 eggs together
Mix in 2 and 1/2 cups of plain flour
Add 1 cup of milk
Slowly mix in 3/4 cup refined oil
Add 2 and 1/4 tsp baking powder and 1 tbsp vanilla essence
Pour the well-mixed batter into a greased tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 30 to 40 minutes

For the ganache (icing)
In a non-stick pan, slightly warm 300 ml fresh cream with 1 tbsp of brown sugar
Cut up 200g of bittersweet chocolate into small bits and add to the mix. Stir till the chocolate melts

Final touches:
Cool the cake, cut into two
layers and pour ganache onto each layer.
Let it sit till it sets.
Decorate with colourful sprinkles.

First Published: Oct 07, 2012 15:00 IST