Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins
It works best to double this and bake in a 9x13 inch pan. From the "Favorite Recipes" cookbook of the members of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN.
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- 1⁄2 cup boiling hot milk
- 1 cup sifted flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- Beat eggs until very light.
- Beat in sugar, salt and vanilla.
- Beat in butter in milk.
- Sift flour and baking powder and beat quickly into mixture.
- Immediately pour into greased 9-inch pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
The recipe works, but I have had better sponge cake. I find this a bit rubbery. Perhaps, though, I whipped the eggs too much?
My husband has a sweet tooth, so he requested a sponge cake a couple days ago. This recipe looked promising, since it had traditional ingredients and straightforward instructions. Well, not only is preparation simple, but the cake is amazing! The recipe suits it's name, because it was so spongey, you could even call it springy. It had enough moisture to be pleasant, but was not so moist as to make it hard to frost. My husband requested that i save this recipe, which is why i just came back to write it down. I feel like this recipe proves one thought I have always had: the best recipes come from church cookbooks!
This is the best sponge cake recipe ever...it is so moist..great cake for all occassion..ONE MUST TRY and i am sureit will come out...GREAT