Recipes and Cooking Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Broiled Coconut Topping 5.0 (1) 1 Review This hot milk sponge cake is one of our all-time favorite cake recipes. To mix it up a little, we topped this cake with a broiled macadamia and coconut topping. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on August 22, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 9 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs, room temperature ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup milk 2 tablespoon butter 1 recipe Broiled Macadamia-Coconut Topping Broiled Macadamia-Coconut Topping 1 cup flaked coconut ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup macadamia nuts or slivered almonds, chopped ¼ cup butter 2 tablespoon milk Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan. Combine flour and baking powder. In a large bowl beat eggs and vanilla with a mixer on high about 4 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually add sugar, beating on medium about 5 minutes or until sugar is almost dissolved. Gradually add the flour mixture, beating on low to medium just until combined. In a small saucepan heat milk and butter over low heat until the butter melts. Add milk mixture to egg mixture, stirring just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Carefully spread Broiled Macadamia-Coconut Topping over warm cake. Broil about 4 inches from the heat 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Cool in pan on wire rack. Broiled Macadamia-Coconut Topping In a medium bowl combine all ingredients. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 368 Calories 17g Fat 51g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 368 % Daily Value * Total Fat 17g 22% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 63mg 21% Sodium 192mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 51g 19% Total Sugars 39g Protein 4g Vitamin C 0.1mg 0% Calcium 77mg 6% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 130mg 3% Folate, total 32.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.