Recipes and Cooking Desserts & Baking Cakes Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper Be the first to rate & review! This is one of the most versatile dessert recipes. Use it to bake shortcakes, snack cakes, and trifles. 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 May 9, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 9 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar ½ cup milk 2 tablespoon butter 1 recipe Lime Syrup with Tropical Fruit Lime Syrup with Tropical Fruit ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup water ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoon lime peel 4 cup fruit (mango, papaya, and carambola/star fruit) Directions 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. 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. 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. Lime Syrup with Tropical Fruit 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). Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 253 Calories 4g Fat 52g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 253 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 55mg 18% Sodium 81mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 52g 19% Total Sugars 39g Protein 2g Vitamin C 21.3mg 106% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 1.1mg 6% Potassium 120mg 3% Folate, total 40.3mcg 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.