Basic sponge cake

Serves 10
6 eggs
200g sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
200g flour
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Whip the eggs with an electric mixer for 15 minutes.
Add the vanilla and fold in the sifted flour and baking powder.

Pour the batter into a well greased and floured round tin of 24 cm.
Bake in a moderate oven for approx. 30 minutes.
Remove from the oven.

Cool in the tin for a few minutes before turning out to cool completely on a wire rack.