Marie’s Vanilla Spongecake

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Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

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This is a good basic recipe from my friend Marie Simmons. It’s useful in any dessert that needs a light cake base.


  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ cup sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F, with a rack in the center. Lightly butter a 9-inch square baking pan or an 8- to 9-