Definition of sponge cake in English:

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sponge cake

Pronunciation: /ˈspənj ˌkāk/

noun

A soft, light cake, especially one made from a batter containing eggs which have been beaten into a foamy consistency.
Example sentences
  • Pressing on the brake pedal was like treading on a very big sponge cake.
  • They also have four pages of Xmas cakes: all sponge cakes covered in cream.
  • I used to make a rather nice Victoria sponge cake.
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