Sponge cake

A low calorie desert with unbelievably few ingredients.

Sponge cake


Assuming 23 cm diameter baking container

  • 5 eggs
  • 150 gr flour
  • 150 gr sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • lemon skin grated
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt pinch
  • 5 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp baking soda


Preheat oven at 180 oC.

Separate egg white from yolk, and whip whites until it foams well. Add half sugar and mix and then add the remaining sugar and mix.

Separately mix yolks, vanilla, milk, lemon juice and lemon skin.

Combine the two mixes.

Add baking soda and flour slowly.

Pour in baking tray and cook for 40 min or until the surface is golden.

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