Lemon Sponge Recipe

For all those who love the tangy lemon feel, this Lemon Sponge recipe will be a favorite! Yes, flavored with lemon peel and juice this Lemon Sponge is the ultimate lemon flavored dessert one can try. Very easy and simple too!


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste (Few Grains)
 Egg yolks2 , slightly beaten
 Grated lemon peel2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon, melted
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg whites2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1316 Calories from Fat 250

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 14.9 g74.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 425 mg

Sodium 592.1 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 252 g84%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 213.6 g

Protein 23 g46.8%

Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 44.5%

Calcium 32.6% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the sugar, flour, and salt in a bowl; add a mixture of the beaten egg yolks, lemon peel and juice, and melted butter; mix well.
Stir in the milk.
Beat egg whites until stiff, not dry, peaks are formed.
Fold into first mixture.
Pour into 6 custard cups.
Bake in a pan with hot water in a 350°F oven about 35 minutes, or until golden brown on top.