Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake

Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake

Are you a cake lover? If yes, how much money you spend monthly by eating cakes in bakeries? What if I say, you can crave your love for cakes with a little effort and by paying a minimal amount of money. The chocolate sponge cake dish is fast and easy to make. One can use this light and soft cake as a base for a frosted cake.

What A Sponge Cake Contains?

You need four ingredients to make it. Flours, fats, eggs, and sugar are all you require. You can beat the eggs well for a soft and aerated cake. Well-beaten eggs can make an impact. The pie to rise correctly, the eggs should look different when whipped. There are chances of deflation of cake after you remove it from the micro oven. There are various ways to prepare a sponge cake across the world. But the method we are discussing today is simple to follow. This chocolate sponge cake is just an extended and modified version of the original vanilla sponge cake. If you can make a complete version of it, you can use it as a part of any cakes like cherry marble cake, kiev cake, black forest cake, chocolate prune cake, and hazelnut meringue cake. For a consistent rise, you can use baking powder. You can also use butter for moisturizing of cake. And it also helps the cake does not glue with the pan. Let us discuss how to prepare a chocolate sponge cake.

Chocolate Sponge Cake


  • Baking powder
  • Unsalted and melted butter
  • Cocoa powder
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Pinch of salt


Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake
Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake
  • Cake strips
  • Rounded cake pans
  • Parchment paper liners or baking spray

Preparation Of Chocolate Sponge Cake

  • Take all the ingredients before you start.
  • Mix flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder properly.
  • Slightly heat the butter.
  • Apply a foil and spray some non-stick baking spray so that you can easily clean and remove the cake. Otherwise, you can use a parchment paper line at the bottom of the cake.
  • Damp the cake strip and affix it around the foot of the cake skillet, ensuring the safety of the cake.
  • Whisk the eggs by adding some sugar for about 15 minutes. The quality of the cake depends on the whisking.
  • Add the flour and baking powder mixture. Add some butter also.
  • You can use one baking pan.
  • Pour the mixture into it so that it evenly spreads on the pan.

Baking The Chocolate Cake

  • In the middle of the oven, heat the cake at about 160-1800c for about 20-25 minutes.
  • During baking, press the middle of the cake slightly for 3-4 times.
  • You can remove the pan from the oven and allow it to sit for some time.
  • Peel off the foil or the parchment paper slowly and allow the cake to cool fully.

How to split the cake into two layers

Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake
Delicious Chocolate Sponge Cake

Put your left-hand palm on the center of the cake in a gentle manner and split the cake slowly with a sharp knife. Keep whirling the cake with your left hand until you cut the cake in 2 separate pieces.


In this article, we discussed chocolate sponge cakes and how one can prepare it at home.

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