Sponge Cake for a Nigerian Wrapper Cake

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In this video I will be showing you how to bake a sponge cake for a Nigerian Wrapper Cake, my friend Busi Christian-Iwuagwu from Cakes and Sugar Craft Supplies , baked and decorated to make this beautiful Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake.

I believe that a great looking cake should taste just as good and great care should be taken to make sure the foundation of a beautiful design tastes amazing. This Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake not only looks beautiful but it tastes amazing.


  • 700 grams margarine or butter
  • 700 grams caster sugar
  • 700 grams of eggs (weighed in their shells)
  • 700 grams self raising flour
  • 3-4 teaspoons vanilla extract



  • Preheat oven to 175 Celsius
  • Butter and line your cake 9 inch by 12 inch cake tin with high sides.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until nice and creamy
  • Add your eggs one at a time and mix well between each egg added
  • Add the vanilla extract and mix
  • Finally add the flour and mix until smooth
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared cake tin and level it off with a spatula or a knife
  • Bake in the oven for 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes. Check with a toothpick and if if it comes out clean it is ready
  • Remove from the oven and leave it in the cake tin for about fifteen (15) minutes and then remove the cake from the tin and put it on a cooling rack. Peel off the baking paper and let the cake cook completely.
  • Slice the cake in half and then fill it with buttercream icing and jam or any other filling of your choice.
  • To decorate the cake into the Nigerian George Lace Wrapper Cake head over to Busi Christian-Iwuagwu’s video tutorial and you too can learn how to turn this beautiful cake into this beautiful design.

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