How many eggs do you need for a fluffy and successful sponge cake: tips and a recipe

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
How to make a successful sponge cake
How to make a successful sponge cake. Source: Yummy.ph

Sponge cake is one of the most popular desserts, which can be the basis for making other desserts and cakes. Very often, sponge cakes are not as fluffy as we would like due to a lack of proportions.

Secrets of making a fluffy and tall sponge cake

Cook Svitlana shared on Instagram a recipe for a fluffy, successful sponge cake with salted caramel that will turn out to be very lush.

Biscuit recipe

To make the sponge cake fluffy, you only need 5 eggs for the base!

Eggs for sponge cake


  • eggs – 5 pcs.
  • flour – 100 g
  • sugar – 150 g
  • salted caramel – 2 tbsp.
  • corn starch – 20 g
  • baking powder – 0.5 tsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Beat the eggs on medium speed and add sugar in 2-3 stages and then beat on high speed for 4-5 minutes until white fluffy mass.

Proteins for a lush sponge cake

2. Then add the caramel and beat for another 30 seconds.

3. Next, sift the flour, starch, and baking powder in two stages, and mix until smooth.

Dough ingredients

4. Put the dough into the mold and bake in a preheated oven at 160 C for 40-50 minutes, checking for doneness with a toothpick.

How to make a tall sponge cake

5. Remove the cake from the mold and let it cool, then wrap it in cling film and leave it in the refrigerator for 4-6 hours, preferably overnight.

Lush sponge cake

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