Butter Sponge Cake Recipe

Butter Sponge Cake picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings5
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sifted flour300 Gram
 Salt1 Pinch
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Butter300 Gram
 Castor sugar300 Gram
 Lime juice/Vanilla essence2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 966 Calories from Fat 477

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.4%

Saturated Fat 32.5 g162.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 340.5 mg

Sodium 286.9 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 107 g35.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%

Sugars 60.6 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A 34.9% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 21.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven
2. Prepare the cake tin

3. Sift the flour with baking powder and set aside
4. In another bowl, cream the butter till soft and light
5. Sprinkle in sugar and beat till light and fluffy
6. Add one egg and beat well again
7. Add one tsp flour and then mix it in. Add eggs one at a time to the pan and beat well after each addition along with lime juice and vanilla essence.
8. Sprinkle in the flour one spoon at a time and fold gently with a spoon. Do not over beat. Quickly spoon this into the prepared pan and bake for 20-30 minutes till done.
9. Remove cake from the oven and let it cool in the tin in a draft-free area for about 5 minutes.

10. Serve at room temperature