Hot Milk Sponge Cake I


We make this, and top it with Broiled Coconut Topping! Really easy!

close up view of Hot Milk Sponge Cake with mashed strawberries, whipped cream and fresh mint on a white plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 9-inch square cake



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter, room temperature

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts

  • 4 tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch square pan.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs for 4 minutes with electric mixer. Gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy, 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. Whisk together the flour and baking powder, and add to egg mixture until just combined.

  4. In a saucepan, heat 1/2 cup milk and 2 tablespoons butter until butter is melted. Gradually pour into the batter, mixing constantly. Pour into prepared pan.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until cake is golden and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

  6. Remove cake from oven; preheat oven's broiler.

  7. Beat 1/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons butter until combined. Stir in milk to desired consistency. Stir in coconut and nuts. Spread over warm cake. Broil 4 inches from heat for 3 to 4 minutes, till golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
10g Fat
43g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 100mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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