Vanilla sponge cake is a classic when you think of cakes. The first thought that comes to your mind is the vanilla sponge. This decadent moist cake has been a favorite of people from all age groups and all around the world. When you think of tea-time cakes, the first flavor that pops up in your mind is the vanilla sponge cake. This simple yet extremely delicious cake speaks home, the kind of comfort you get while snuggled in your favorite corner of the house. That is a vanilla sponge cake for you, such subtle flavors, but it gives you a feeling of contentment and happiness.
The vanilla sponge cake has been a popular flavor since its inception back in the Eighteenth Century. Vanilla sponge was one of the first cakes to be baked without using yeast as a raising agent. Beaten eggs and baking powder were used as a leavening agent instead of yeast. The eggs imparted an additionally creamy and dense texture to the cake, making it even moister. The addition of baking soda yielded lighter and airy layers.
The vanilla sponge since then has been innovated according to the regions and culture all over the world. It has many variations, but the simple sponge remains a favorite. One version of this cake was a favorite of Queen Victoria’s tea-time rituals that it was eventually named, after her as Victoria’s Sponge Cake. In her version of the cake, the layers were filled with jam
Ingredients: Sugar, Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour), Cocoa Powder, Thickener: Wheat Starch, Thickener. Corn Starch, Baking Powder, Sodium Bicarbonate (E500), Skimmed Cow’s Milk, Elasticity Agent: Xanthan Gum (E415), Salt, Emulsifier: Mono And Diglycerides From Palm And Soy Oil (E471), Thickener: Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate From Soy Oil (E481) – ALLERGENS WARNING: CONTAINS WHEAT, MILK, SOY