This Hot Milk Cake really does not need a sauce. It is wonderful with a cup of coffee or a tall glass of milk. This cake is so easy to make if you need a quick dessert and serving it with fruit of any kind only makes it better if that is possible.

4 eggs
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups milk (I use 2% milk)
10 tablespoons butter

Beat the eggs with a mixer until lemon colored. Add sugar and vanilla and continue mixing. Whisk together the flour and baking powder and add to the batter. Combine milk and butter in a pan on top of the stove and heat just until butter is melted. Pour into cake batter and mix until smooth. Spray a 9 x 13 baking pan with cooking spray. Spread batter in pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven about 35 minutes or until center is done. You can top with fresh fruit or use canned or frozen with this cake. The sauce in the photo is a raspberry sauce made with frozen raspberries. Enjoy!



Raspberry Fruit Topping

1 (12 ounce) package frozen unsweetened raspberries
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Combine ingredients and bring to boil on top of stove. Cook until thickens like a sauce. You can do this with any frozen fruit. No need to thaw first.

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  1. Mrs Kim dalton says:

    Can someone tell me what is one cup equal to in fluid and grams please

  2. I loved this cake! I’ve been a baker for 60 years and this is one of the best plain cake recipes ever. It reminds me of a cake my mother often made that I’ve never been able to duplicate. Thank you.

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Thank you so much Pat. So happy you are enjoying this recipe. Happy to have you on the site and have a great week ahead.

  3. I had a question about the texture of the cake. I made it yesterday & it was very dense & more solid than a regular cake. I really liked it (I used frozen strawberries) but was just wondering if this was what it should be or if I did something wrong & mixed it too long or something. Thank you.

  4. That cake looks good enough to eat.. 😉 Will definitely give it a try…

  5. Linda Eager says:

    This is one of my favorites. Easy to prepare and delicious with or without any toppings.

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