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Plain Sponge Cake

Published Thursday, 27 December, 2012 by Barkutt Ali

A really delicious, scrumptious recipe for cake lovers.



  • 4oz/100g self-raising flour
  • 4oz/100g sugar (normal should be fine)
  • 4oz/100g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • or
  • 4oz/100g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4oz/100g sugar (normal should be fine)
  • 4oz/100g butter
  • 2 eggs


Whisk the butter and sugar.

add the eggs then flour.

mix to get a creamy batter.

put it in a cake tin with baking paper.

put it in the oven for 18-20 minutes on 200'c or more.


  • 6 days ago

    This turned out so good! So good information for making a cake. I’ll need to use your tips ;) this one looks mouthwatering…

  • Dee 4 months ago

    What size cake tin is best

  • Zinhle 5 months ago

    The recipe is very easy and reliable. The results were very good....

  • odetunji 5 months ago

    very good my enjoyed this :)

  • oletunji 5 months ago

    this method is good for simple bakers but not for the skilled and or masters of cooking. From Africa.

  • Sanjida 5 months ago

    Good recipe.Thanks for sharing.

  • tazmin davies 7 months ago

    thank you for this i am making this at priory school and it's going to be great!:)

  • Bimo(nickname) 8 months ago

    I think the cake was really tasty (covered it in buttercream) and most important part is everyone had a slice

  • kiruci 9 months ago

    It's mouth watering

  • Mia 9 months ago

    This was really good my cake was a hit at my party thank you

  • duaa 9 months ago

    this recipe is amazing

  • Nireenity 10 months ago

    Great recipe! Easy to make. I tried it with gluten free flour and it still had a perfect texture and was delicious. Added 4tbs of evaporated milk and a 1/2 tsp vanilla essence. Was moist and smelled lovely!

  • Bobby mc bob face 10 months ago

    Sorry that was my annoying misbehaving teenage son mark

  • Mariam 10 months ago

    It was an amazing recipe... To kill someone i followed all the recipe right and got food poisining and indegestion

  • Fat butt 10 months ago

    Bob smells like poop ha ha ha

  • zanab 11 months ago

    the cake looks nice and ill try to make it

  • Saniyah 11 months ago

    I tried it before it was a bit yummy

  • Siusaidh's johnston 11 months ago

    Easy! Even my friends and I can do it

  • Princess 11 months ago

    no milk needed on this recipe?

  • rosie 11 months ago

    this helped alot although it is a rather small mixture.