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


  • 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


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare the pan according to the recipe.
  2. 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.
  3. Pour into prepared pan, level the top and bake as required.


mmmih Says... 2010-01-02 14:47:03

can i use powdered sugar?

mamapastel Says... 2010-04-19 10:24:19

What size cake does this make?

mamapastel Says... 2010-04-19 10:24:56

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

Caker11561 Says... 2010-05-07 18:56:44

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?

bakingmomma10 Says... 2010-10-15 01:23:11

can you make this in chocolate too?

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