Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

  • Published on Jun 12, 2015
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  • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery

    Recipe Link:

    • Tammi MacClellan Heupel
      Tammi MacClellan Heupel 15 days ago +1

      @J B As it says directly under the video, here is the link to the vegan version:

    • miss khan
      miss khan 5 months ago

      Can I use oil instead butter plz tell me.

    • Sophia Rolli
      Sophia Rolli 6 months ago

      Can you make it in a sheet

    • Matthew T
      Matthew T 6 months ago

      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery oh thank you very much! You are god sent!
      But might you know anything about grape seed oil also?
      Have your self a great new year!

    • J B
      J B 8 months ago +1

      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery : this recipe isn’t vegan. Yet it says vegan bakery as your channel title. Confusing and disappointing.

  • Esther Ortiz
    Esther Ortiz 10 hours ago

    Can you use powder sugar instead of granulated sugar?

  • Amne Issack
    Amne Issack 13 days ago

    I CNT see the measurementssss... Pls reply

  • fatima Ahmed wada
    fatima Ahmed wada 20 days ago +1

    Thanks for baking the cake

  • Michelle Nguyen
    Michelle Nguyen 22 days ago +1

    Thank you very much beautiful lady , I make it yesterday and it turn out so perfect

  • Als
    Als 29 days ago

    you didn't mention the amount of ingredients

  • Saran Kaur
    Saran Kaur Month ago

    Egg in vegan recipe???????

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  Month ago

      Saran Kaur this is an old video from before I transitioned my channel (and life) to vegan

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    delivery link for yumms cakes

  • Vidhi Rana
    Vidhi Rana Month ago

    can i use maida instead of all purpouse flour

  • Akhil Veeru
    Akhil Veeru Month ago +3

    U didn't mentioned the quantities. Please reupload it again with quantities. 😂😂😂

  • Florence Boakye
    Florence Boakye Month ago

    Hello Gretchen, I tried your cake and my came out hard like bread I don't know what happened. I followed your steps too. What could be the problem.

  • Indica Rosa
    Indica Rosa Month ago

    I want to know the quantity of each ingredient.....can someone help me?

  • Minol Abraham
    Minol Abraham 2 months ago

    Let me know the measurements of flour butter milk and sugar pls

    • KullanarvoinenMaku
      KullanarvoinenMaku 2 months ago

      🙄 didnt u watch video, at beginning it says "get recipe and the website name"

  • anonymous
    anonymous 2 months ago

    I made this and it’s delicious 😋

  • Yogita Sharma
    Yogita Sharma 2 months ago

    What is the substitute of eggs for vegetarians ?

  • MJKcakes
    MJKcakes 2 months ago +1

    I wish I would have saved the original recipe. It worked so well for me. Any change you still have it @gretchen

  • Fozia Mahmood
    Fozia Mahmood 2 months ago

    If I add freeze dried raspberries to the batter, will they sink to bottom of pan?

    • Maria Nikolaou
      Maria Nikolaou 2 months ago

      I haven't done it myself, but I know that if you cover them in flour they won't sink.

  • Keelin Fahy
    Keelin Fahy 2 months ago

    How many eggs did she say

  • Berry
    Berry 3 months ago

    :Gretchen's Vegan Bakery:
    *adds eggs*

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  3 months ago

      this is an old video from before I transitioned my channel to vegan

  • Mrs Begum
    Mrs Begum 3 months ago

    I made this and it was my best cake ever, thanks alot x

  • Riz2314 Mangao
    Riz2314 Mangao 3 months ago +1

    Tried the recipe today it turned out very well, my husband liked the cake so much its perfect... thank u for this recipe...😘

  • Precious
    Precious 3 months ago

    If I use self raising flour - what will be the recipien

  • haley rainosek
    haley rainosek 3 months ago

    why is this a “vegan bakery”, when this isn’t vegan.

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  3 months ago

      This is an old video from before I went vegan

  • Sapna Sikandar
    Sapna Sikandar 3 months ago

    How many minutes preheated nd temperature??

  • Nazish Riaz
    Nazish Riaz 3 months ago

    I made this cake today and follow the recipie fully....but my cake didnt rise what mistake i made can anybody help?

  • LaDolcevita
    LaDolcevita 3 months ago

    Little disappointed that this is still up on your vegan baking channel. It doesn’t align with vegan morals or values at all. I think being vegan means purging of our non vegan past and definitely not keeping up vlogs that support and promote animal cruelty however that’s just my opinion.. like I said, just disappointed to see this.

  • Lynn gues
    Lynn gues 3 months ago

    hi Gretchen can i use fresh raspberries in the recipe to make a vanilla raspberry cake?

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  3 months ago

      yes, its not impossible, but just be aware that this recipe is a very thin batter and many people have trouble with the recipe just regular (as I state in the video and also on the blog post- the key to success is a very thick ribbon stage of the eggs) to to add a heavy ingredients like raspberries may all fall to the bottom first of all and can possibly affect the texture of the cake as the liquids from those berries seep out.
      A better cake that will hold up is a more dense cake like this one CLICK HERE

  • For Backer Passion
    For Backer Passion 3 months ago +2

    I love this recipes I made it and come out delicious...thankyou...

  • Luz Queda
    Luz Queda 4 months ago

    Whole milk.. is that cow milk.?? .. then is not veg an

  • Fasi Shafi
    Fasi Shafi 4 months ago

    Waaw super

  • stella akpan
    stella akpan 4 months ago +1

    I tried out this recipe and it was really amazing.. Please Gretchen can u help with a moist red velvet sponge cake.. Thanks In Advance you are the best.

  • iffath rafique
    iffath rafique 4 months ago +1

    Can i add sugar according to taste?? Please reply it's urgent

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  4 months ago

      best to leave the recipe as is, if you take out too much sugar the cake is dry like cornbread, too much it is sticky and gummy and dense

  • Diana Kelley
    Diana Kelley 4 months ago

    Hi can you tell me what a good cake recipe is to use in a tres leches cake that I plan to stack 3 high? 12", 8", 4" Your help appreciated.

  • YERKO Zikovski
    YERKO Zikovski 4 months ago +2

    Hi I just made your sponges and it turned out fantastic so happy going to be in my new recipe now

    be my go to recipe now

  • Ten Der
    Ten Der 4 months ago

    There are simpler ways to make sponge cake that would produce the same result in texture. Why do people put themselves through unnecessary hardships!

  • Bernadeth Ashley Castro

    Can i change the butter with oil?

  • Felicia Wan
    Felicia Wan 5 months ago

    Hi Gretchen. Can I use this recipe to make a dome shaped aka half sphere cake? If yes, how should I adjust the baking time? Appreciate your advice.

  • i kauser
    i kauser 5 months ago +3

    Woow......its so nice.
    Thank u for sharing with us..

  • ria banerjee
    ria banerjee 5 months ago

    Where was the vanilla??

  • Bangaliana
    Bangaliana 5 months ago

    gretchen can i make birthday cake with this vanilla spong cake? plz let me Know..... thanks...

    • Bangaliana
      Bangaliana 5 months ago +1

      omg!!! gretchen u r my neighbour. I'm in ny...

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  5 months ago

      I'm in the USA, New Jersey :)

    • Bangaliana
      Bangaliana 5 months ago

      @Gretchen's Vegan Bakery thank you gretchen. omg your reply was soooo quick. thanks sweetheart... love you... can I ask you some thing.?? where do you live???

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  5 months ago +1

      yes of course!

  • iffath rafique
    iffath rafique 5 months ago

    Can I use 10" baking pan???? Plz reply

    • iffath rafique
      iffath rafique 5 months ago +1

      @Gretchen's Vegan Bakery...I used 8" and 7 1/2" pan...I'm glad it turned out great ☺️

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  5 months ago

      this recipe is for 2- perfect 8" layers. If you want to use 2-10" cakes you will have to do 1½X the recipe, otherwise you will have 2- very thin 10" layers.
      OR if you meant: You want to put ALL the batter into a 10" pan, no it will overflow. Be sure not to fill ANY pan more than 3/4 full

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  • imran haq
    imran haq 5 months ago

    hello, I have been watching your videos for many many years ever since you had your own bakery. I wanted to know how to use cake emulsifier in this recipe, and can you explain what happens if we use it, where we can buy it and if there is any substitutes.

  • miss khan
    miss khan 5 months ago

    Can I use oil instead butter?

    • miss khan
      miss khan 5 months ago

      @Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      I was made last year with butter it was really awesome.
      Thanks for the best recipe

    • miss khan
      miss khan 5 months ago

      @Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Thanks a lot for fast reply, 😍😘😙😚

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  5 months ago


  • Oh! cakes Foster
    Oh! cakes Foster 5 months ago +1


  • Manuel Rodriguez
    Manuel Rodriguez 5 months ago

    lol vegan bakery

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  5 months ago

      Hi Manuel. this is an old video from several years ago, before I transitioned my channel/blog to vegan.

  • Jim Halpert
    Jim Halpert 5 months ago

    What step would I add the vanilla extract?

  • savitha kulkarni
    savitha kulkarni 5 months ago

    Replacement for the eggs please

  • Preeti Singh
    Preeti Singh 5 months ago

    Any substitute of Egg?

  • jay maharshtra
    jay maharshtra 5 months ago

    Love your cake recipes 🦄👌🎂...plz eggless cake plz mam I'm Indian no eggs 😍🦄🍰

  • sina jebraily
    sina jebraily 6 months ago +1

    U are a life saver!

  • Tejaswi Jadhav
    Tejaswi Jadhav 6 months ago

    Can I use homemade ghee instead of butter milk

  • Satesh Mirpuri
    Satesh Mirpuri 6 months ago

    I’ve hesitated trying this recipe for months because you’re title says ‘Vegan’ and I was looking for a fluffy cake with eggs. Something told me to check your website and voila there the eggs were lol. Tasted divine 😍

  • Martin Jordan
    Martin Jordan 6 months ago

    Hi may i know if u placed the pan with batter in a pan with hot water (sponge bath)?

  • Fadoua Hafsaoui
    Fadoua Hafsaoui 6 months ago +2

    thank you so much best cake

  • Maris Rios
    Maris Rios 6 months ago

    Hi Gretchen. I've been looking for your vanilla sponge cake made with oil and I can't find it here or in your blog. Can you please add it back? 💕

  • Ed A
    Ed A 6 months ago

    Can I double this recipe?

  • Algis G
    Algis G 6 months ago

    its coming to my daughters birthday

  • Hamida Begam
    Hamida Begam 6 months ago

    There is no measurement notified or i couldn't found it. How could i follow that recipe ???

    • Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
      Gretchen's Vegan Bakery  6 months ago

      all recipe links are in the description below my videos, here is again

  • Matthew T
    Matthew T 6 months ago

    i am very confused, i thought eggs or milk are not vegan
    if anyone knows anything about grapeseed oil and baking, please can you share your infomation or science behiind that in vegan baking!

  • Deep Chakravarty
    Deep Chakravarty 6 months ago

    No temperature, no quantities.... Wat sort of cake did she cook

  • Kerrie Child of God
    Kerrie Child of God 6 months ago

    What i dont understand is how hot the milk and butter should be when you do the liason procedure

  • Paul Isooba
    Paul Isooba 6 months ago +1

    Thx this video is good👍

  • Mirheem Lee
    Mirheem Lee 6 months ago

    what about the salt?

  • Vasudha Sharda
    Vasudha Sharda 6 months ago

    I somehow couldn’t get the right proportionate batter inspite of following all the exact instructions. :(

  • Zo XV
    Zo XV 6 months ago +2

    It's nice and great! I'M also trying it's tasty GREAT!

  • Aarti Mishra
    Aarti Mishra 7 months ago

    How to adjust ingredients for a single cake? I would love to try the recipe for my mom's birthday. Thank you.

  • Aitihun Marbaniang
    Aitihun Marbaniang 7 months ago

    U talked too much

  • jamila hussain
    jamila hussain 7 months ago

    Can you plz give me a recipe for a 12 inch in this cake

  • Ishaan Mahesh
    Ishaan Mahesh 7 months ago

    You haven't added Vanilla

  • Noemi Garcia-Martinez
    Noemi Garcia-Martinez 7 months ago

    Is this cake good for stacking I am making a cake for 150 people