Chocolate Hot Milk Sponge

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Brenda.

Adapted from South African Gourmet Food and Wine-A moist delicious cake with a dreamy whipped cream filling and frosting.

Top Review by BLUE ROSE

This was so worth make this cake. The cake was so moist. As for the icing I had problems with. Thanks to Nick's Mom she made some changes to this. I only wished I could have given this 5 stars but due to the icing problem I chose 4.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar until thick and creamy. Add oil and vanilla.
  3. Beat 5 minutes.
  4. Add melted chocolate.
  5. Place milk and butter in saucepan and stir until butter has melted and mixture comes to a boil. Remove at once.
  6. Add milk mixture alternately to the egg mixture with sifted dry ingredients. (I do not let it cool before alternately adding with the dry ingredients.).
  7. Pour into 2- 9 inch round greased and floured (or use cocoa) pans and bake at 350* for 10-15 minutes.(do not overbake, layers are thin).
  8. Cool, fill and frost as desired.
  9. Filling instructions:.
  10. Beat all ingredients until spreading consistency (I beat quite stiff). Decorate with white chocolate shavings.
  11. Note: There is enough whipped frosting to generously fill in between the layers.

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