Tasty Tuesday: Plain And Simple Hot Milk Sponge Recipe

Beautiful and talented Lindsay of https://homehugshuskies.wordpress.com comes to the party with a beautiful Hello Kitty! cake – thank you, Lindsay!

plain-and-simple-hot-milk-sponge-recipeI realise that I haven’t posted a new Tasty Tuesday recipe in ages, so here’s one that you can use for all occasions – a hot milk sponge cake. This is always the base for my children’s birthday cakes and is perfect for trifles or for sandwiching strawberries and cream.

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I also baked this cake for my son’s third birthday. Read More About It In The Birthday Party That Wasn’t.



4 Eggs

300ml Sugar

15ml Baking Powder

250ml Milk

100g Butter/ Margerine

5ml Vanilla Essence


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ͦC.
  2. Cream the eggs and sugar together.
  3. Sift the flower and baking powder together then incorporate it into the egg mixture.
  4. Warm the milk and butter; be careful not to boil it.
  5. Stir the milk mixture and vanilla essence into the batter.
  6. Spoon the batter into two greased and lined 20cm cake pans.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Jasmine S. says:

    What a beautiful cake!

    Liked by 1 person

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