Coffee & Spices Sponge Cake

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine coffee and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Steep over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Strain into a measuring cup. T.
  • There should be 1/2 cup flavored milk.
  • Keep the milk warm on low heat.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, set aside until needed.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs for two minutes at high speed until thick, then slowly add the sugar and beat for 4 to 5 minutes longer until the mixture is very light.
  • Using a mixer on low speed, slowly beat in the flavored milk, just until blended.
  • Now beat in the vanilla and slowly fold in the flour mixture just until blended, making sure not too overbeat.
  • Lastly, fold in the melted butter, gently.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 8-inch round cake pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven for 20-25 minutes until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Let cake cool for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a rack to cool completely, then frost with your favorite chocolate buttercream or coffee frosting.
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