Eggless Vanilla Base Cake

Eggless Vanilla Base Cake

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Eggless Vanilla Base Cake | Basic Sponge Cake Recipe | with step by step photos and video. Basic building block for all other fancy and layer cakes in the world. Baking a sponge cake is an art and even most seasoned cooks sometimes struggle to get the perfect texture. With this step by step recipe guide, carefully measured ingredients and explanation, making a soft and sponge cake at home is super easy.

A perfect sponge makes any fancy cakes taste much better. It should be soft, fluffy and should be spongy. The British cuisine has a popular cake named Madeira Cake, which is nothing but a simple sponge cake. Unlike many other cakes, this cake is set apart because it doesn’t require any fancy ingredient like leavening, shortening or products that are not easily available for home baking.

How to make eggless vanilla base cake ?

Eggless Vanilla Base Cake | Basic Sponge Cake Recipe | with step by step photos and video. The basic or plain cake is known as sponge cake which has the same characteristics of sponge with look and softness. The recipe uses oil and hint of a small amount of butter. Oil is used for the moist texture and the butter gives you a nice smell. Further recipe uses thick curd, baking powder, baking soda and vinegar to make the cake spongy and fluffy.

Plain curd and baking soda reacts with one another makes the cake soft while baking powder makes it rise during baking giving it a light and fluffy texture. Vinegar, a surprisingly common ingredient in baked goods, considering that it has such a sharp flavor. But as an acid, vinegar is often included in cake and cookie batters to react with baking soda and start the chemical reaction needed to produce carbon dioxide. This gives those batters a lift as they bake.

Further, the recipe shared here can be used in a 6″ inch or 7″ inch pan with a good amount of height. Additionally, I would like to highlight some of our trending cake recipes also. Hope you would like them also.

Eggless Vanilla Base Cake

Course: CakeCuisine: IntenationalDifficulty: Moderate
Servings

Approx 21/2

Kg
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

55

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

10

minutes

Eggless Vanilla Base Cake | Basic Sponge Cake Recipe | with step by step photos and video. Basic building block for all other fancy and layer cakes in the world.

Recipe Video

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Curd

  • 1 tbsp Butter

  • 1/2 cup Oil

  • 1 cup Sugar

  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence

  • 2 cups of Maida

  • 2 tsp Baking Powder

  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda

  • 1/8 tsp Salt

  • 1/2 cup Milk

  • 1 tbsp Vinegar

Directions

  • Firstly, let us prepare the wet ingredients. For that take a bowl. Add 1 cup curd, 1 tbsp butter and 1 cup sugar.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Mix until sugar is completely dissolved.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Now add 1/2 cup cooking oil, 1 tsp vanilla essence. Combine well and keep it aside.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Now take another bowl and sieve in 2 cups of maida, 2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp baking soda and 1/8 tsp salt. Dry ingredients are ready.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • For preparing the batter, again sieve in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredient mixture.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Start mixing them using a whisk.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • When it starts difficult to combine, add 1/2 cup of milk gradually and form a lump free batter.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Lastly, add 1 tbsp vinegar. Combine them using a spatula.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Silk smooth batter is ready.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Grease some oil or butter in a 6″ inch cake mold and place a baking paper .
  • Transfer the batter. Level it and tap to remove the air bubbles.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Preheat a kadai with stand in it for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes place the cake mold and bake the cake for 50 to 55 minutes over a low flame.( or Bake in a preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes at 180D celsius.)
  • Now, cake is baked. Allow to cool down completely.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Cake is so soft and spongy.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Once cooled, level the top part and divide the cake into 4 equal parts.Eggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base CakeEggless Vanilla Base Cake
  • Base cake is ready. Decorate the cake as you wish. Here I am using some chocolate ganache and chocolate cream with some chocolate shavings.Eggless Vanilla Base Cake

Notes

  • The baking time may vary based on the size of the cake pan.
  • Do not over mix the cake batter.
  • Add vinegar to the batter before baking.
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