Hundreds & Thousands Sponge Cake

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recipe by Kenwood

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based on 25 ratings

This fun cake will be a hit at parties. For the icing, make sure its not too runny but should be thick enough to pour onto the cake. Let the icing dry a little before slicing.

recipe updated 11 Oct 2021


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    200 g
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    200 g
  • Egg icon
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    4 teaspoons
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    300 g
  • Milk icon
    2 tablespoons
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    as needed
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Sprinkles icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Oven
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Square pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Large glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  2. Fit midi blade to kCook bowl
  3. Add unsalted butter and caster sugar to the kCook bowl
  4. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  5. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  6. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 7
  7. Then add egg and vanilla extract to the kCook bowl
  8. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 7
  9. Then add baking powder, plain flour and milk to the kCook bowl
  10. Mix with filler cap fitted - 1 min, speed 6
  11. Line a clean square pan with parchment paper
  12. Transfer content of kCook bowl to square pan
  13. Bake - 25 min, 180°C
  14. Let cool
  15. Add icing sugar to a clean large glass bowl
  16. Add water to the icing gradually
  17. Mix until thick
  18. Pour icing into square pan
  19. Spread evenly until covered
  20. Decorate with sprinkles
  21. Leave until firm
  22. Cut into squares
  23. Serve
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