Butter less Sponge Cake Recipe

How often does it happens with you that when you are in the mood of relishing some cake, you run out of some butter? Many at times, right? Decades earlier, one couldn't possibly imagine baking a cake without skipping a primary cake ingredient like butter. But now, it sure is possible to bake a spongy, delicious butterless cake. Over this cake blog, we are absolutely delighted to come up with an easy butterless sponge cake recipe that is sure to tantalise your tastebuds to the core.

Butter less Sponge Cake Recipe

You wouldn't have to worry that much about gaining calories because this butterless cake recipe will not contain a single drop of oil or some melted butter in it. To speak of, it is a bit of a healthier version of a cake which looks equally tempting and tastes even better. You can bake this cake butterless sponge cake within 30 minutes or so and impress your guests with it across various celebratory occasions. Or you can just have this cake when you are feeling low or are in the mood of having something sweet. So let's take our first step to know the ingredients and then the process of baking! Allow us to take you through with all of this butterless cake baking expedition.

Recipe Servings: 8

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Cook Time: 40 mins

Difficulty Level: Easy


• 4 Eggs

• 3/4 cup flour/ maida

• 3/4 cup castor sugar/ powdered sugar

• 3/4 tsp vanilla essence

• 3/4 tsp baking powder

• 2 Round 8" cake tins

 butterless cake baking

Let's Start Baking!

• Start by preheating the oven at 350 degrees F.

• Lay greaseproof paper over the base of the two baking tins.

• Make sure the greaseproof paper fits the base of the baking pans perfectly sprinkle some flour or sugar on it.

• Sieve the flour and keep it aside.

• Break one egg at a time and in a cup. From there, put it in a mixing bowl.

• Now add sugar, vanilla, salt and baking powder to the eggs mixture. Whisk all these ingredients until combined.

• Using cut and fold method, add 1 tbsp of flour to the mixture with a spatula. Then add the remaining flour in the two other instalments.

• Now divide this cake batter equally in two already prepared baking pans. And bake this cake for about 15 minutes or so.

• Check its doneness by pricking a toothpick or knife into the cake.

• Let it cool down completely. You can add some whipped cream, candies, chocolate ganache to add a touch of sweetness before you serve it to your friends and family.

 butterless cake baking

So, we hope you loved baking this butterless sponge cake on your own and made everyone a fan of your baking skills. We are pretty sure you loved saving some of your pence by baking spongy a delicious cake on your own. We are so proud of you for atleast giving it a try!

Until the next time when we are back with some easy yet drool-worthy cake recipes...Bye folks!