Sponge cake is a light and fluffy dessert that is made simple in this recipe with the use of box cake mix. With the addition of a few ingredients namely baking powder, salt, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, milk and butter you can make a professionally made sponge cake in a cinch. This hot milk sponge cake version has a creamy and luscious flavor that can be dressed up in a number of ways. It can be enjoyed on its own with just a dusting of confectioner’s sugar or covered with chocolate or vanilla frosting.
When making sponge cake easy desserts, it is important to mix the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients separately. The eggs and the sugar should be beaten together until thick. The wet and the dry are gradually incorporated together, folding in the ingredients until a smooth mixture is obtained. This will help keep air in the mixture and help the cake rise properly. The result is a light and porous cake that is perfect with coffee or tea. This hot milk sponge cake also pairs well with a cup of hot chocolate. It is the perfect ending to a heavy and rich healthy meals.
Ingredients: 1 box cake mix, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 3 well beaten eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 cup milk, ¼ cup melted butter
In a bowl, mix the baking powder, salt, and cake mix together. In a separate bowl, mix the beaten eggs and vanilla together, then add the sugar and continue beating until golden and fluffy. Pour the egg mixture into the dry mixture and blend well. In a saucepan, boil the milk and butter. Stir into the egg mixture. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan and bake for 35-40 minutes in a 350 degree F. preheated oven.
This recipe makes use of box cake mix, which can be bought in the grocery and is available in many different brands. The usual ingredients contained in a box cake include sifted flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and butter or vegetable oil shortening. Most commercial box cake mix include other additives such as partially hydrogenated soybean oil, modified food starch, cellulose gum, xanthan gum, maltodextrin, and artificial flavors. You can also make homemade box cake mix from scratch. A simple homemade cake mix consists of two ¾ cups flour, ¾ cup fine sugar, 2-teaspoon baking powder, and ¾ teaspoon salt. Simply mix the ingredients together and store in a jar with an airtight lid for later use.