Nutritional Facts of Basic Sponge Cake, Calories in Basic Sponge Cake

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one slice of Basic Sponge Cake have?

One slice of Basic Sponge Cake gives 424 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 198 calories, proteins account for 30 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 195 calories. One slice of Basic Sponge Cake provides about 21 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See basic sponge cake recipe.

What's unhealthy about Basic Sponge Cake?

The cake is primarily made of plain flour and lots of sugar which are simple carbs. If you are going to comsume carbs, then its better to have complex carbs from fruits and vegetables. Simple carbs (refined foods) will push up your blood sugar levels and shut down the fat buring process making you put on weight. 

Usage of eggs will provide good proteins but still its not healthy food to have. Comsume one slice of Basic Sponge Cake as a cheat meal once in a while. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have basic sponge cake ?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patientsSugar usaed in making cakes is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process.


Can healthy individuals have basic sponge cake?

No, not suggested for healthy living.

Value per slice% Daily Values
Energy424 cal21%
Protein7.4 g13%
Carbohydrates49.4 g16%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat21.7 g33%
Cholesterol55.3 mg14%
Vitamin A860.8 mcg18%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0.7 mg5%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)20.3 mcg10%
Calcium48.7 mg8%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium20.2 mg6%
Phosphorus136.5 mg23%
Sodium287.6 mg15%
Potassium59.2 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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