Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)

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A simple sponge cake can form the base for a variety of luscious desserts. Plain or fancy, a basic sponge cake can be employed to produce desserts for occasions ranging from a simple family meal to a show stealing birthday cake. Whatever the recipe, a basic sponge cake has to be moist, soft and tender. A dry, crumbly, flat cake will make the dessert very unappetizing.

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Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  30 to 35 minutes.   Baking Temperature:  180ºC (360ºF)    Makes 1 cake
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1 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda bi-carb
3/4 cup condensed milk
4 tbsp melted butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp melted butter for greasing
2 tbsp plain flour (maida) for dusting

  1. Sieve the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda bi-carb together and keep aside.
  2. Combine the condensed milk, melted butter, vanilla essence and mix well.
  3. Add the prepared sieved plain flour-cocoa mixture and 5 tbsp of water and mix gently with help of a spatula.
  4. The batter should be of dropping consistency.
  5. Grease the cake tin with butter on all the sides.
  6. Dust with plain flour and sift to ensure uniform distribution of the flour. Shake and tap the tin to remove the excess flour.
  7. Pour the prepared cake batter into a greased and dusted 175 mm. (7”) diameter tin and spread it evenly.
  8. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180oc (360of) for 25 to 30 minutes or till done.
  9. The cake is ready when it leaves the sides of the tin and is springy to touch.
  10. When ready, remove from the oven, invert the tin over a plate and tap sharply to unmould the sponge.
  11. Keep aside to cool and use as required.

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Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 02 Feb 16 08:53 PM

Easy to cook and yummy...
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Kavisha. Keep trying new recipes and posting your comments. We would love to hear from you.
03 Feb 16 10:07 AM
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 01 Jul 15 08:42 PM

Cooking cake at home was never so easy,quick and yummy.
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 05 Mar 15 11:47 AM

The best eggless cake have ever tried and has turned so perfect and moist.I used this cake to make a birthday cake for my mom, and it was loved by all.... and appreciated.
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 28 Apr 14 12:01 PM

yummy and moist chocolate cake. I never thought cake would be so delicious even without any icing.
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 10 Dec 12 12:39 AM

The recipe is pretty simple and it makes a great cake. The only reason why I gave it 4 stars is because I felt there was a need to add sugar when I tasted my cake.
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Condensed Milk ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 28 Jun 12 12:30 AM

I made this recipe several times but everytime it was very very wet although i did follow every instruction. Can anyone tell me what should i do to make it perfecT, as i'm going to make it once again tomorrow. pleaseeeeeeeeee help me as i really want to make it perfect.
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Condensed Milk ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 15 Dec 11 09:35 AM

Very easy and moist eggless cake recipe..
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Condensed Milk ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 09 Apr 11 11:08 AM

Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy not only yummy but very easy and spongy cake, I was afraid of making the cake and I tried to make for the first time but it was so spongy and too easy,everybody at home liked it. thanks Tarlaji for giving such a yummy and easy cake method.