Portuguese sponge cake

Portuguese sponge cake is a delicious typical cake, very appreciated and easy to prepare. Try it you won’t regret!

Portuguese sponge cake

Portuguese sponge cake slice on a plate

INGREDIENTS FOR PORTUGUESE SPONGE CAKE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

Eggs
Egg yolks
Granulated sugar
Corn starch flour

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE PORTUGUESE SPONGE CAKE

Beat the whole eggs and the sugar until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the egg yolks and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until well incorporated. Finally, fold with a spatula the sifted corn starch flour.
Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake about 8 to 10 minutes. Portuguese sponge cake dough on a round cake pan This cake should stay a bit creamy inside. When the cake start to browned (just like in the picture) turn off the heat. Portuguese sponge cake on a round cake pan Remove the cake from oven and unmold onto a plate. Allow to cool to room temperature and serve.

Portuguese sponge cake

Portuguese sponge cake

Portuguese sponge cake is a delicious typical cake, very appreciated and easy to prepare. Try it you won’t regret!

4.40 from 5 reviews


    Servings: 12 slices
    Prep Time:15 m
    Cook Time:10 m
    Total Time:25 m

    Ingredients

    • 2 whole eggs
    • 6 egg yolks
    • 75 grams (1/3 cup) granulated sugar
    • 50 grams (1/3 cup) corn starch flour

    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC (430ºF). Line a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) with parchment paper.
    2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the whole eggs and the sugar until obtain a creamy mixture. Then, add the egg yolks and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until well incorporated. Finally, fold with a spatula the sifted corn starch flour.
    3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake about 8 to 10 minutes (the time depends on the oven). This cake should stay a bit creamy inside. When the cake start to browned turn off the heat.
    4. Remove the cake from oven and unmold onto a plate. Allow to cool to room temperature and serve.
    Portuguese sponge cake
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 12 slices
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 80
    Total Fat 3 g(5%)
    Saturated Fat 1 g(5%)
    Cholesterol 140 mg(47%)
    Sodium 15 mg(1%)
    Total Carbohydrate 10 g(3%)
    Protein 3 g
     

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