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Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
A recipe for a sponge cake that doesn't crumble. Source: Pexels

Sponge cake is a popular base for many delicious desserts. The quality of the dough determines the taste and appearance of the pastry. The sponge cake should be fluffy and not crumble when cold. And to make it exactly like that, you should follow the correct cooking technology.

Food blogger Julia Vilich (julia_vilich_food_blog) shared her tips for making the perfect sponge cake on her Instagram page.

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

Ingredients:

  • eggs – 5 pcs.
  • sugar – 140 g
  • flour (for the chocolate version, replace 30 g of flour with cocoa) – 140 g
  • baking powder – 1 tsp (optional)
Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

Method of preparation:

1. Beat eggs at room temperature with sugar for 7-10 minutes until light and fluffy.

2. Add the flour in two steps. Knead clockwise with a spatula from the bottom to the top to mix all the flour.

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

3. Immediately place the dough in a parchment-lined baking dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 175 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Check the readiness with a wooden skewer. If it comes out dry, the sponge cake is ready.

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

4. Cool slightly in an open oven, for about 10-15 minutes.

5. Next, take the sponge cake out of the mold, and if you have a small depression or a slide, it's normal.

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

6. It's all about the oven. You just need to turn the sponge cake upside down and place it on the rack.

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

7. Before wrapping the sponge cake in cling film, it must cool completely at room temperature. Otherwise, the center will "steam".

Sponge cake that always turns out fluffy: the easiest way

8. Next, put the sponge cake in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours. This time will be enough for all the moisture to be evenly distributed. Thus, the sponge cake will be easy to cut, it will not crumble.

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