Sponge cake is a cake based on flour, sugar, butter and eggs, and is sometimes leavened with baking powder. It has a firm yet well-aerated structure, similar to a sea sponge.
6 large Eggs (Room temperature)
1 C Sugar
1 C AP flour
1/2 t baking powder
Preheat oven to 350. Line bottom of cake pans with parchment paper.
Beat the eggs with electric mixer add 1 C sugar gradually and mix until fluffy (8-10 minutes) Mix together flower & baking powder and gradually fold into Egg mixture. Mix until all the flour is incorporated into the mixture .
Divide between 2 cake pan and bake until golden brown ( 23-28 minutes)
Tips & Facts :
What's the Difference: Sponge Cake, Pound Cake, Gateau, Genoise.
Even though they have similar ingredients, small changes make a big difference between foam and butter cakes. ... They get their light, fluffy texture from air beaten into egg whites, and, as a bonus, they're not as unhealthy as other types of cake.