• 10 Ratings

This is one of the most versatile dessert recipes. Use it to bake shortcakes, snack cakes, and trifles.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
1 hr
bake:
20 mins at 350°
stand:
30 mins
Servings:
9
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Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper

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Directions

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  • Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease one 9 x 2-inch round cake pan (batter will overflow a shallower pan); set aside.

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  • In small bowl stir together four and baking powder; set aside. In large bowl beat eggs on high about 4 minutes, until slightly thickened. Gradually add sugar; beat on medium 4 to 5 minutes until pale yellow and thickened. Add flour mixture; beat on low to medium just until combined.

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  • In small saucepan over low heat stir milk and butter until butter is melted; add to batter, beat to combine. Pour batter in pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack . To serve, cut cake in wedges; top with Lime Syrup with Tropical Fruit. Serve immediately. To store, cover and refrigerate untopped cake. Makes 9 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper)

253 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 55mg; sodium 81mg; potassium 120mg; carbohydrates 52g; fiber 1g; sugar 39g; protein 2g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 21mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 40mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 1mg.

Lime Syrup with Tropical Fruit

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  • In pan combine lime juice and water with sugar; cook and stir to dissolve sugar. Increase heat; boil gently, uncovered, 3 minutes (don't stir). Cool 5 minutes. Stir in lime peel and fruit (mango, papaya, and carambola/star fruit).

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10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
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