Classic Caribbean Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake, Black Cake and Fruit Cake (different from traditional American style) are a trinity of cakes that are a must have during the Holidays in most Caribbean households.

I will be sharing the Recipes for all three to get you ready for a festive holiday season (Rona be damned!). You can find our Black Cake recipe in a previous post.

Classic Caribbean Sponge Cake


1 cup sugar

1 cup butter

2 cups flour

4 eggs (room temperature)

1 teaspoon mixed essence

1 teaspoon citrus zest

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking powder