Pomelo orange sponge cake

By shanobiju  

March 29, 2016

A simple recipe and end result is truly delicious and soft.
Pomelo and orange add a citrusy flavour to the cake.
This feather light sponge cake has a beautiful ,perfect texture.
It is oil free and butter free..

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


1 cup All purpose flour

1 cup Powdered sugar

3 Egg

10 tbsp Hot milk

2 tbsp Orange juice

1 tbsp Orange zest

3 tbsp Dry Pomelo

2 tsp Baking powder


1Pre heat the oven at 160°c . Prepare a cake tin . I used 11" × 7 1/2" rectangle cake tin . Cut the pomelo into small pieces . Separate the egg whites and yolks . Sift flour and baking powder thrice and keep aside . In a medium sized bowl beat egg whites along with 3/4 cup of powdered sugar until stiff . Keep it aside . In another bowl beat egg yolks with 1/4 cup sugar until it is pale yellow and almost stiff. Beat together beaten egg yolks and white together . Add orange juice and zest . Mix well. Add the flour mixture along with hot milk ,starting and ending with flour. Continue beating in moderate speed . Fold in chopped pomelo . Transfer the batter into the prepared baking tin . Bake at 160°c for 18 -20 minutes or until done .

All the ingredients used must be room temperature .
Egg whites should be beaten stiff and shiny .
Gently fold in flour and hot milk .


6 Reviews

Shano Biju

November 9, 2016

Susan..You can use sweetlime zest instead of pomelo


November 9, 2016

Hi Mam want to know what is this pomelo any alternative is there or I can omit?

Shano Biju

July 27, 2016

Rina ..Milk should be hot ..

Rina Sen

July 26, 2016

You have mentioned all ingredients at room temperature, but hot milk. Is the milk boiled and cooled down, or the milk is hot.

Shano Biju

April 9, 2016

Anu..Will load the video for sure..


April 6, 2016

Can you plz upload the video?

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