Passover Sponge Cake (pareve)

Recipe submitted by Shirley Sobel.


  • 9 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup of mazoh cake meal
  • 1/4 cup of potato starch
  • pinch of salt


Beat egg yolks; add sugar, beating until thick and lemon colored. Gradually add the orange and lemon juice. Add the matzah cake meal, potato starch and salt. Beat for 5 to 8 minutes on low speed.

In a second bowl, beat egg whites until they stand in peaks. Gently fold in the egg yolk mixture.

Bake in a 350 oven for 1 hour using a tube pan. Do not grease pan or cake will not rise.

When the cake is done, remove immediately, turn upside down on a soda bottle to cool. When cake is completely cooled, cut around the edges with a knife and remove the inner pan. Using knife loosen bottom and slice.