Sponge Cake Recipe
Recipe: Sponge Cake
Category: Christmas Cake Recipes
Student Level: preschool, kindergarten, elementary
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup hot water
1-1/4 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Separate eggs, beating whites to a stiff froth. Set them aside. Beat yolks until thick. Add sugar gradually, then water, salt, flour and baking powder. Beat thoroughly. Fold in whites and add vanilla. Bake twenty minutes in a buttered and floured shallow pan in moderate oven.
Bake in a greased and floured 9-inch square or 11×7-inch pan at 350°F. for 24 to 29 minutes.