Simple fruit cake base

Simple fruit cake base

Too few ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
250 g
butter (soft)
200 g
sugar
¼ tsp
salt
5
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
230 g
flour
100 g
starch
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tbsp
milk
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 g butter (soft)
  • 200 g sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 5  eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 230 g flour
  • 100 g starch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp milk

Utensils

  • parchment paper
  • rubber spatula
  • large mixing bowl
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Nutrition per serving

Cal
536
Protein
8g
Fat
30g
Carb
58g

Perfectly moist sponge cake made simple.

With a solid base of a tasty sponge cake, only your imagination sets the limit! It can be enjoyed plain with jam for an afternoon tea or turned into an impressive frosted layer cake for those special occasions. Using basic ingredients guaranteed to be found in your pantry, this cake is quickly whipped as an easy go-to dessert for any occasion. Watch the video for the full recipe!

Step 1/3

  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • parchment paper

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.

Step 2/3

  • 250 butter
  • 200 sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 230 flour
  • 100 starch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • large mixing bowl
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Add butter, sugar, and salt to the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl and beat until fluffy and lightened in color. Add the eggs one at a time, and stir thoroughly to combine. Add vanilla extract and stir. Mix flour, starch, and baking powder together, add to mixture along with milk, and carefully stir to combine.

Step 3/3

  • rubber spatula

Transfer batter to prepared baking pan and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 30 – 35 min., or until golden brown. Enjoy!