Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper

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

Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Tropical Topper
Prep Time:
1 hrs
Bake Time:
20 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
9

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

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  1. 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).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
4g Fat
52g Carbs
2g Protein
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.

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