Hot Milk Sponge Cake w/ Broiled Coconut Topping

Who doesn't love a good sponge cake? It's light and bouncy and goes well with any topping - fruits, sauces, sugars.  Before today, I only associated sponge cakes with the holiday of Passover-because yeast is not used as the leavening agent, sponge cakes are one of the only cakes "allowed" to be baked and eaten. Yesterday morning I literally stumbled upon a sponge cake recipe of Mom's: Hot Milk Sponge Cake (not to be confused with her generational Passover Sponge Cake that requires the addition of matzoh meal and the deletion of milk).  I … [Read more...]