This is a quick and easy reliable recipe for making everyday cakes in various sizes, shapes and flavors. A quick mix sponge cake is light and fluffy; ideaal for this springtime cake decorated with lemon butter icing and marzipan flowers.

Quick Mix Sponge Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup caster(superfine) sugar
  • 3/4 cup soft margarine

Instructions

    Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare the pan according to the recipe.

  1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add sugar, margarine and eggs. Mix together with a wooden spoon, then beat for 1-2 minutes until smooth and glossy.
  2. Pour into prepared pan, level the top and bake as required.

Comments

mmmih Says... 2 Jan 2010 , 2:47pm

can i use powdered sugar?

mamapastel Says... 19 Apr 2010 , 10:24am

What size cake does this make?

mamapastel Says... 19 Apr 2010 , 10:24am

I need a recipie for an 8 in cake with 2 layers.

Caker11561 Says... 7 May 2010 , 6:56pm

What would be the ingredients needed to fit this receipe into the following: 6x6x2 inch square pan 8x8x2 inch square pan 12x12x2 inch square pan? I'm doing my father's birthday cake, and it needs to be special...60th! Can you email me? smchannaford@gmail.com

bakingmomma10 Says... 15 Oct 2010 , 1:23am

can you make this in chocolate too?


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