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Trinidad Sponge Cake

KathyKathy Mayer

Trinidad Sponge loved by all.

servings:Makes 12 servings
prep time:
30 minutes
cook time:
total time:
1hour 15minutes


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp.cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup milk
Trinidad Sponge Cake photo


  • 1

    -Sift flour and add salt,baking powder and baking soda.

  • 2

    -Beat egg yolks until thick and pale in color.

  • 3

    -Cream sugar and butter until smooth

  • 4

    -Add lemon juice, lime zest and milk.

  • 5

    -Add eggs to sugar and butter mixture.

  • 6

    -Slowly add dry ingredients into mixture.

  • 7

    -Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter.

  • 8

    -Pour batter into ungreased 9" tube pan;

  • 9

    -Bake in a preheated 325 degree F. oven until top springs back when touched.

  • 10

    -Invert and cool completely.

  • 11

    -Loosen cake with a spatula and serve.



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