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Chocolate Sponge Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, cake, chocolate, sponge
Author: RGK/FootprintTheWorld

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour or Bob's Red Mill for Gluten Free
  • ¼ cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 cup fine sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 10 tbsp oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  • Spray two round baking pans or single pan with baking spray
  • In a large bowl, use a hand blender and beat the oil and sugar for a few minutes
  • Now add the eggs one by one (making sure each one is mixed before adding the next)
  • Then add the remaining ingredients
  • Beat for about 5 minutes
  • Bake for 35 minutes ( or until toothpick comes out clean from center) oven temps vary so adjust accordingly.

For single cake:

  • Pour in batter. Bake at 300 degrees for 35 mins or (a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean)

For two cakes:

  • Divide batter equally between the pans. Bake at 300 degrees for 23 minutes or (a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean)