Honey Sponge Cake


Dry ingredients:

  • 150 gm flour
  • 1 Tbsp custard powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Wet ingredients:

  • 50 gm butter, softened
  • 150 gm brown sugar, softened
  • 70 ml corn oil (you can use regular oil also)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 heaping Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  • 3-4 Tbsp melon seeds, roasted
  • 2-4 Tbsp chocolate sauce, to decorate


  1. In a bowl add flour, custard powder, bicarbonate soda, baking soda. Keep aside.
  2. In another bowl mix butter, brown sugar and corn oil. Break in the three eggs one at a time and whisk till well blended.
  3. Add the honey and vanilla essence. Mix well.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Mix well. Add 3 Tbsp of melon seeds into the batter.
  5. Pour it into a prepared mould. Steam for 45 minutes.
  6. De mould it when cool. Decorate with some roasted melon seeds and chocolate sauce.