A basic eggless cake (sponge)

Every girl, one time or the other goes into her kitchen and bakes a cake! I was no different! I guess i baked my first cake when I was 12 years old! To the surprise of my family it turned out very good! But this cake had eggs! Soon everyone in my family stopped eating eggs!
That was when I began my search for a recipe for a perfect eggless cake.
Several magazines were analysed, recipes with my friends exchanged! But none of them was just right!
Then one day I came up with an idea! I sat down and merged two recipes! Added some of my own touch, and baked the cake! I might add that this cake was the best i had ever made! Better than the one with eggs!
Ever since this recipe has modified but now, I can confidently say, it is the easiest yet the yummiest eggless cake recipe you will come across! The options to modify it are endless!
So go on into your kitchen and bake the best cake you have ever tasted!
PS: trust me on the measurement, the proportion might seem odd, but is just perfect when its baked!

1/4 cup butter/ malai(heavy cream)
1/2 cup powdered sugar( i’l admit most of the times I use granulated sugar)
1. Cup all purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
Salt a pinch( it adds to the flavour, do not omit!)

How to make it
In a large bowl mix together the butter with the sugar. Whisk with a bloom whisk,till it forms a blob! Add in 1/6th of the milk and whisk again. Once it thickens add in 1/6th of the milk, repeat this step again.
Now in a large sieve, add all the dry ingredients and pass it through the sieve.
Add the dry ingredients to the butter mix along with the remaining milk. Mix with a spatula to incorporate all the flour into the mix. IMPORTANT do not over mix otherwise your cake wont rise.
Pour into a greased baking dish so that the dish is 2/3rd full.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C for 20-25 minutes or till a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
Once cooked flip out on a wire rack, and cool completely before slicing.

Variations to this basic recipe will be posted soon! If you have any questions, feel free to drop a question! All The Best!

PS: pics will be uploaded soon!

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Asha rani says:

    Hi Yum’e’licious Girl,

    I am so glad to see your article, like you I needed an almost perfect vegetarian sponge and basic butter cake recipe. Have viewed and tried several, but by reading your list of ingredients and your story , I believe too , this may be the one. I will try out when possible. By the way, the necessity being, the whole family and close friends are strict vegetarians.

    I want to ask you, the butter is it melted measurement of 1/4 cup…tq
    Great work looking forward to viewing more of your work.

    Thank You sincerely. God Bless.

    With regards………asha

    1. yumelicious says:

      Hi Asha,
      So glad you liked this recipe and moreover relate to my story!
      The butter is unmelted!

      1. Asha rani says:

        Wow, tq for your prompt reply Dear.
        Ok will try. Thank You.
        God Bless………with Regards asha.

      2. yumelicious says:

        Happy to b of help.., Do come back and share your experience! And yes try out other recipes as well!

      3. yumelicious says:

        Looking forward to hear how did your cake turn out!

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