With this eggless vanilla sponge cake recipe, carefully measured ingredients and detailed explanation of process, making a soft and spongy cake at home is very easy. This recipe uses baking powder and baking soda to make the cake spongy and fluffy. Baking soda makes cake soft while baking powder makes it raise during baking, giving it a light and fluffy texture.
Preheat the oven at 350F/180C for 15 minutes. Lightly grease a 9×13 inch pan and line it with parchment paper.
In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix in the sugar.
Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and stir in the wet ingredients one by one. Stir the mixture together using a whisk. Some lumps are okay.
Pour the batter in the prepared pan and tap the pan to even it out and break the air bubbles if any.
Bake it for 25-27 minutes Transfer the pan to a cooling rack and remove the cake after 15-20 minutes. Place the cake on the rack for it to cool down completely before slicing it.
Place the cake on the rack for it to cool down completely before slicing it.
Freshly squeezed orange juice and grated orange zest can be used instead of water to give a nice flavor to the cake.