6 Old-school Sponge Recipes, Classic Aromas and Flavors that I Miss!

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What kind of old school sponge do you like the most? Indeed, yes, Bun, nothing can match the enjoyment of old school sponge. Even though it’s made with minimal ingredients, it tastes amazing and miss. Old school sponge recipe and how to make it is also not difficult. Mothers just mix some ingredients with a simple technique, then bake or steam for a while.

Come on, Mother, make old school cakes for the family at home. Here are 6 old school sponge recipes that you can easily practice at home!

6 Old School Sponge Recipes

1. Marble Sponge

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From the looks of it you can already recognize the name of this sponge. Yes, the wave pattern on the dough makes it look like marble.

Materials used:

  • 5 eggs
  • 250gram margarine/butter
  • 200 grams of powdered sugar
  • tsp salt
  • 250gram medium protein flour
  • 30 grams of cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 60 ml liquid milk
  • tsp vanilla paste
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder, dissolved in 2 tbsp hot water
  • tsp chocolate paste

How to make:

  1. Shake using mixer margarine and sugar until soft and fluffy.
  2. Add the eggs one by one and part of the flour while sifting while continuing to beat.
  3. After blending, add the remaining flour along with the cornstarch and baking powder which is also sifted
  4. Add the liquid milk and vanilla while continuing to beat slowly. Turn off the mixer after all the dough is mixed.
  5. Take about 200grams of dough and mix it with a solution of cocoa powder and cocoa paste. Stir well.
  6. Put the white dough into a 20 cm diameter pan 7 cm high that has been smeared with margarine and lined with parchment paper. Flatten.
  7. Then pour the chocolate mixture around the surface of the white dough. Then poke around the chocolate dough with a fork or skewer to create a wavy pattern. Or, you can add the white and brown mixture little by little alternately to make a more ‘busy’ pattern.
  8. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 50 minutes on low heat. To make sure the dough is cooked through, pierce the cake with a skewer. If the dough is not sticky, it means the cake is done.

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2. Old-school Sponge Recipe: Pandan Steamed Sponge

old school sponge recipe Image: Kompas.com

The aroma of this sponge is very distinctive, Mother, the aroma of pandan! From the green color, you can already guess the name of this sponge.

Materials used:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp emulsifier (SP/TBM)
  • 80 grams of sugar
  • 80gram medium protein flour
  • 60gram instant thick coconut milk
  • 1/8 tsp pandan paste
  • 3 drops of light green coloring

How to make:

  1. Beat eggs, emulsifier, and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add sifted flour and mix well.
  3. Pour coconut milk with pandan paste, light green coloring, then mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture into a round tin with a diameter of 22 cm and a height of 4 cm. Previously grease a baking sheet with margarine and line it with parchment paper.
  5. Bake the dough in the oven using a low heat at 190 degrees Celsius for 25 minutes.

[Resep: Sajian Sedap]

3. Vanilla Cheese Cake

6 Old-school Sponge Recipes, Classic Aromas and Flavors that I Miss!

You could say, the appearance of this sponge is the simplest compared to other old school cakes. But the taste is unmatched, especially when eaten with tea or coffee. You can modify the old school cake recipe with additional pieces of cheese in it or also meses.

  • 4 eggs
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • tsp vanilla
  • 100gram medium protein flour
  • 20 grams of powdered milk
  • 75gram butter, melted


  • Buttercream/whipping cream
  • Grated cheese
  • Meses

How to make:

  1. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla with a mixer until white, pale and fluffy, about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Gradually add the sifted flour and milk powder, then stir using a spatula, mix well.
  3. insert butter and stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into a baking dish that has been smeared with margarine and sprinkled with flour.
  5. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 25-40 minutes. In the middle of baking occasionally check for doneness by pricking it with a skewer or toothpick, as each oven produces a different duration of doneness.
  6. Family from the oven and let cool. After that, brush the top with butter cream or whipping cream, then sprinkle with your favorite topping.

[Resep: Instagram/@riskajuliannaa]

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4. Steamed Black Glutinous Sponge

old school sponge recipe Image: Kompas.com

At first glance, the appearance of this cake does not look attractive, but don’t be fooled by the black color. Like the phrase “Black Sweet”, let this black cake really delicious!

Materials used:

  • 6 eggs
  • 200 grams of sugar
  • 1 tsp cake emulsifier
  • 350gram black glutinous rice flour
  • tsp salt
  • 150 ml vegetable oil
  • 200 ml coconut milk

How to make:

  1. Beat eggs and sugar using mixer.
  2. Add salt and cake emulsifier, and beat again until the mixture is thick and white.
  3. Add the black glutinous rice flour, then mix well using a fork.
  4. Pour in the vegetable oil and coconut milk, stir again until everything is evenly mixed.
  5. Take a baking sheet and grease it with enough butter or vegetable oil. Pour the black sticky rice cake mixture into it until the height of the pan.
  6. Steam the dough for 40 minutes. During steaming never open the lid of the pan so that the dough rises perfectly.

5. Baked Banana Sponge

6 Old-school Sponge Recipes, Classic Aromas and Flavors that I Miss! Image: Kompas.com

Bananas never disappoint processed in any form. One of them is made into this banana sponge!

Materials used:

  • 150gram unsalted butter
  • 100gram margarine
  • tsp salt
  • 100 grams of powdered sugar
  • 100gram palm sugar
  • 150gram Ambon banana, mashed
  • tsp banana paste, may not be used
  • 5 eggs
  • 275gram medium protein flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

How to make:

  1. Beat with butter, salt, sugar, and powdered sugar until smooth.
  2. Enter the Ambon banana and banana essence, then beat until smooth.
  3. Add the eggs one by one, alternating some of the flour and baking powder, which are sifted together, beating lightly.
  4. Pour the dough into a 22 cm diameter pan, 7 cm high, which has been greased with margarine and dusted with flour.
  5. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 50 minutes.
  6. Once cooked, air-air briefly then serve.

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6. Classic Sponge Tape

6 Old-school Sponge Recipes, Classic Aromas and Flavors that I Miss! Image: Delicious

For those of you who love tape, surely you will like it too, dong, with sponge tape. Sponge tape is delicious baked as well as steamed.

Materials used:

  • 150 grams of cassava tapai, puree with a blender
  • 100 ml liquid milk
  • 75gram margarine, melted
  • tsp salt
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 125gram sugar
  • 150gram medium protein flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • 50gram grated cheese
  • 20gram grated cheese for sprinkling

How to make:

  1. Mix the cassava tapai with liquid milk. Set aside.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar with mixer until it expands.
  3. Add flour and baking powder while sifting slowly. Stir well.
  4. Add tapai, margarine, and salt little by little while stirring slowly.
  5. Add the grated cheese and mix the mixture evenly.
  6. Pour into an 8x6x5 cm tin that has been smeared with margarine and lined with parchment paper.
  7. Sprinkle grated cheese all over the surface.
  8. Oven for 25 minutes at 190 degrees Celsius or until cooked.

How, Mom, all the recipes look easy, don’t they? Come on, immediately practice these six old school sponge recipes!

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