Super Soft and Moist Castella Cake

Super Soft and Moist Castella Cake | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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This super soft and moist castella cake by MoLaLa Cook only requires a few ingredients and most of them are already in your pantry! It’s undeniably one of the best and simplest cake recipes, you can make at home. You can add any topping you like from fruit jams to chocolate. It is best paired with a hot cup of coffee, chocolate, or tea. Watch the video below for the full instructions for this yummy snack.



  • 1 and 1/3 tablespoons of corn oil
  • 1/4 cup of cake flour
  • 5 teaspoons of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 and 1/3 tablespoons of sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon of lemon juice


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Step 1:

Line a rectangular mold with parchment paper on all sides then set it aside.

Step 2:

Add corn oil into a bowl and microwave until it’s 140 degrees F. Next, sift the cake flour into the bowl of oil to remove the lumps. Mix well using a whisk. Add the milk and mix again.

Step 3:

Crack 2 eggs and separate the yolks from the whites. Place the yolks into the mixture and the whites into a separate bowl. Whisk the mixture until the yolk is fully incorporated.

Super Soft and Moist Castella Cake Recipe
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Step 4:

Add lemon juice and salt to the egg whites. Whisk them together. While whisking, add the sugar in 3 bathes. It should have a soft peak after beating.

Step 5:

Add the whipped egg white into the yolk mixture in three batches. Fold the mixture in each batch. Once done, transfer it to the lined rectangular mold. Spread evenly the batter using a spatula.

Super Soft and Moist Castella Cake Ingredients
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Step 6:

Pour hot water into a pan and place the mold in the middle. Put it inside the oven and bake at 320 degrees F for about 55 minutes.

Step 7:

Once done, remove from the oven and tear the parchment paper. Slice while it’s hot then serve.


Super Soft and Moist Castella Cake

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