Tasty Tuesday: Plain And Simple Hot Milk Sponge Recipe

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.

Hello Kitty Hot Milk Sponge.jpg

Hot Milk Hello Kitty Sponge.jpg

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

500ml Flour

15ml Baking Powder

250ml Milk

100g Butter/ Margerine

5ml Vanilla Essence


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 Ν¦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 minutes.

Feel free to download, print and keep this recipe card:

Hot Milk Sponge Recipe Card.jpg


Let me know what you think of this recipe by commenting below!

Happy holidays and happy baking!

Love and Blessings,

Lindsay Sign Off



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