Hot milk sponge
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/4 cups milk
10 tablespoons butter, cubed
In a large bowl, beat eggs on high speed for 5 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored.
Gradually add sugar, beating until mixture is light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla.
Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to batter; beat at low speed until smooth.
In a small saucepan, heat milk and butter just until butter is melted.
Gradually add to batter; beat just until combined.
Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Reshika Singh