This Soft chocolate sponge cake is so delicious and easy to make. You can make it for any special occasion and just top it with any of your favorite frosting and garnish it with fresh slice of fruits. It’s perfect.
120 grams (½ cup+1½ tablespoon) granulated sugar
4 extra large eggs at room temperature
200grams = 1 cup minus 1 tablespoon) Gloria Cake Flour
20 grams (3 tablespoons) unsweetened cocoa powder
If your eggs are in the fridge. Take it out ahead of time. Or better yet use eggs that are fresh and not from the fridge.
Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C
Prepare and grease your round baking pan with oil or butter.
In a mixing bowl, add eggs and sugar. Start beating using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer. Beat the eggs until very fluffy and pale yellow (about 15 minutes on medium/high speed).
Use a strainer and sift flour and cocoa powder on the bowl with egg mixture. Add it one at a time, and fold it carefully using a spatula, rolling spatula from bottom and folding it on top.
Put the batter into your greased pan.
Bake it in the oven (about 40 minutes). To check if its already cooked, do toothpick test, and if it comes out clean.
Leave it in the oven and immediately turn it off, open the oven doors to let it cool down inside. After a few minutes, take it out and and run a thin knife on the round edge of pan to loosen up a bit.
Let it stand for a few more minutes to completely cool and your ready to invert the cake pan on a wire rack or plate.
Glaze it up with your favorite icing and decorate as you prefer.
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