Chocolate Sponge Cake Recipe - Soft and Spongy

A sponge cake is the mostly all favorite cake. This classic sponge cake made into a chocolate sponge cake. Chocolate gives new flavor into it. This is completely fail -safe recipe because I always weigh the amount of ingredients and used it same proportion.
For good result, always use a good quality cocoa powder (not drinking chocolate).

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  • All purpose flour
  • 3 eggs 
  • caster sugar 
  • unsalted butter or margarine
  • 55 gm cocoa powder

Preparation time:30min  
Cooking time:20min  
Ready in:50min 


How to make Chocolate Sponge Cake?

Steps -

  • First, you will weigh the all ingredients. Weigh all 3 eggs with their egg shell. Note that weight and measure all the ingredients in the same amount of eggs. For ex: if eggs weight is 200 gm than you should weigh the flour 200 gm, the sugar 200 gm and butter 200 gm
  • For the flour, remove 55g from the weight you measured to match the weight of the eggs.
  • Now, add 55g of cocoa powder and combine the flour and cocoa.
  • Preheat your oven at 170 C. Grease or oil the two 20- 24 cm sandwich tin's and line with baking parchment which helpful to easily remove the cake from tin. You can also use butter or wax paper.
  • Take a large bowl, put all of the margarine or butter and sugar into it. Mix well and make it creamy fluffy with the help of hand blender.
  • Now, add one egg to the sugar butter mixture. Do not over whisk at this time,  just use the mixer on its lowest setting until the egg has become a part of the mixture.
  • After that repeat this process with the second and the third egg.
  • Now, Sieve a couple of tablespoons of flour - cocoa mixture into the mixing bowl with the other ingredients.
  • Using a large spoon, give the mixture a quick stir. After stirring, mix everything together very well with the help of blender.
  • For making sponge lighter, try to get air into the mixture. Now, divide the mixture evenly in  between the two sandwich tin's.
  • Bake this mixture in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  • Let the cake sponge cool on a cooling rack and remove the baking  parchment.
  • When cool your sponge cake, you can  use whipped cream, icing, butter icing, jam, fruits and anything to decorate your cake.
  • Now your yummy and delicious chocolate sponge cake is ready. Serve and enjoy it.