cake boss sponge cake

★★★★★ 7 Reviews
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By CONNIE BOLDA
from Wallace, NC

I am a big fan of cooking shows, especially those on baking. I found this recipe a few months ago from Cake Boss & now it's all I use for my sponge cakes. The secret to this cake being Light & Fluffy is the beating of the eggs. Don't rush that step.

serves makes 2 8" round cakes
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For cake boss sponge cake

  • 4 lg
    eggs at room temp
  • 2 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted or lightly salted butter
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt (use 3/8 tsp if using unsalted butter)
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How To Make cake boss sponge cake

  • 1
    Beat eggs in large mixing bowl (with paddle attachment if possible) for 4 minutes. Do not shorten the time.
  • 2
    Add sugar and continue beating for another 4 - 5 minutes until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and stir on low just until combined.
  • 3
    In a separate, sift together dry ingredients. Add to eggs and sugar on low speed just until combined.
  • 4
    In a saucepan (or microwave) heat milk and butter just until the butter is melted. Add to batter, beat just until combined.
  • 5
    Pour into two greased and floured 8" pans.
  • 6
    Bake at 325 about 33 - 35 mins or until the middle springs back when touched, or a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and let stand in pans for 10 mins. Then turn out onto a wire cooling rack and cool completely before frosting.

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