Chocolate Chip Sponge Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Sponge Cake Recipe

Easy to follow recipe for a delicious, moist chocolate chip sponge cake.

Chocolate Chip Sponge Cake

Serves 12 | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients required:

  • 250g unsalted butter (softened/melted)
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 4 medium free range eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract/paste (optional)
  • 100g milk chocolate drops/chocolate chips


  • Grease and line a 15cm/6″ round cake tin.
  • Preheat oven to 170C/150C Fan/325F.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until well combined.
  • Whisk in the eggs gradually (a little bit at a time).
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder, and fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined.
  • Transfer cake mixture to the baking tin and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle over the chocolate drops/chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, or until golden brown on top and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.

Enjoy 🙂

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