How to make a tall sponge cake with 3 ingredients: a secret from a chef

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Tall sponge cake
Tall sponge cake. Source:

Sponge cake is the basis for many desserts, but to make a successful sponge cake, you need to strictly observe the proportions and baking time, otherwise, it will not be tasty or fluffy at all.

Food blogger Yuliia Vilich shared on Instagram a recipe for a tall and fluffy 3-ingredient sponge cake that is very easy to make.

A tip from the chef: add 1 tsp of baking powder to the dough!

Biscuit recipe


  • eggs – 5 pcs
Eggs for the dish
  • sugar – 140 g
  • flour – 140 g
Wheat flour
  • optional + 1 tsp. baking powder, this will add height

Method of preparation:

1. Beat the eggs at room temperature with sugar for 7-10 minutes to make the mixture light in color and increase in volume.

Egg mixture

2. Add the flour in two batches and mix very gently clockwise with a spatula from the bottom to the top until the flour is all dispersed in the dough.

How to make dough for a fluffy sponge cake

3. Immediately pour the finished dough into a parchment-lined baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 175 C for 35-40 minutes

The perfect dough for dessert

4. Let it cool slightly in the open oven, then take the sponge cake out of the mold, then put it in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours so that it cuts well and does not crumble!

Ready biscuit

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