Plain Vanilla Sponge Tutorial

Beginner

Learn how to make a basic, plain vanilla sponge.

For this tutorial, we are going back to basics and making something that is very essential for cake decorators. How to make a plain vanilla sponge. This is a basic and classic sponge with nothing crazy going on. It’s not too light, not too heavy and not not too fragile that you can’t add any moisture with syrups etc. Hope you enjoy the tutorial and learn something from it!

Plain Vanilla Sponge Recipe

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While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Double Boiler
Mixing Bowl
Whisk
Jug
For Butter
Plastic Scraper
Sieve
Cake Ring
5cm by 25cm Round

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