Sponge Cake

Similar to angel food cake, sponge cake relies on beaten eggs for a light, airy texture. We've gathered our favorite sponge cake recipes, including classic vanilla and tropical sponge cake. Light but decadent, sponge cake is simple to make in just a few steps!

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Raspberry and Rhubarb Swiss Roll
A serrated knife ensures clean slices and minimal squishing with all cake roll recipes.
Valentine's Cake
In addition to chocolate, make sure you celebrate Valentine's Day with this stunning layer cake. It's covered with fluffy whipped cream frosting and, if you like, topped with heart-shape sugar cookies. If this cake doesn't satisfy your craving for sweets, nothing will.
Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Broiled Coconut Topping
This hot milk sponge cake is one of our all-time favorite cake recipes. To mix it up a little, we topped this cake with a broiled macadamia and coconut topping.
How to Make Sponge Cake as Epic and Airy as Your Favorite Bakery
Plus 7 secrets for success from our Test Kitchen pros to ensure your next cake is your best bake yet.
Chick Cupcakes
Darling edible chicks make the perfect toppers for cupcakes. The chicks are easily constructed from snack cakes, truffles, and frosting. Tucked into chocolate frosting nests, these sweet chicks are perfect for parties, showers, Easter celebrations, and more!
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More Sponge Cake

Chocolate-Zabaglione Cake with Cherries
The heart and soul of this decadent layered sponge cake is zabaglione, an airy dessert sauce that includes marsala. Adding chocolate and whipping cream makes this cake an even tastier sensation.
Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper

This is one of the most versatile dessert recipes. Use it to bake shortcakes, snack cakes, and trifles.