Chocolate Sponge


My old recipe from my mom, always seem to collapse in the middle, no matter what I do, so I am hunting for a new recipe for my perfect sponge cake as basis for a very delicious topping.

Cook time25
Servinga cake


  • 4 Eggs (large, room temp)
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 3/4 Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, Unsalted, melted
  • 1 3/4 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder


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    Cooking25 minutes

    Gather your ingredients and measure them before starting. ,Sift the 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and 1 ½ tsp baking powder together. Melt 2 tbsps butter.,For easy cleanup and removal of the cake, line an 8-inch baking pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray. Wet the cake strip and fasten it around the bottom of the cake pan.,Add 4 eggs and a pinch of salt to a mixer bowl fitted with a whisk attachment and whip the eggs until slightly foamy. Slowly pour 3/4 cup sugar into the eggs and continue whipping for about 15 minutes or until the mixture forms a ribbon that doesn't disappear for about 3 seconds when you lift off the whisk.,Add the flour mixture into the whipped eggs in halves and carefully fold until almost no streaks of flour are seen. (To fold: use a large spoon or spatula and go under the batter, then bring it over as you invert the spoon to pour the batter on top). Do not over-mix or the cake will be dense.,Add the melted butter and carefully f

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    Servinga cake