Hot milk sponge marble cake..

By shanobiju  

October 6, 2016


1 1/8 cup All purpose flour/ Maida

1 1/8 tsp Baking powder

2 Egg

3/4 cup Granulated sugar

1/2 cup Milk

1 tbsp Cocoa powder

1/2 cup Salted butter

1 1/2 tsp Sweet lime juice

Grape essence -3drops

1 tsp Sweet lime zest

2 tsp Dehydrated apple


1Pre heat the oven at 140 degree c. Grease and dust a 7" cake tin. Heat the milk.Let it boil for a minute.Turn off the heat and keep it aside. Now in a separate bowl melt the butter and keep it aside. Powder the granulated sugar . Keep the sweet lime zest and juice ready . Sift the flour with baking powder thrice.

2Chop the dehydrated apples in to small pieces.

3In a bowl , beat the egg well .Add powdered sugar little by little. Add the sweet lime zest. Beat it until it is almost stiff and light yellow in colour.

4Using a spatula , gently fold in flour.

5Add milk .Milk should be warm.

6Now gently fold in melted butter.

7Add sweet lime juice.

8Divide the batter into two portion. To one part ,add three drops of grape essence and cocoa powder.

10Spoon in both the batter alternately.

11Using a toothpick ,give a gentle swirl .

13Place dehydrated apple on top. Do not shake or stir.

14Bake at 140 degree c for 35 - 40 mins or until done.


14 Reviews

Shano Biju

June 19, 2018

Risha, you can add orange juice and zest instead.


June 15, 2018

Hello Mam,
Any alternative for sweet lime juice and zest?

Shano Biju

December 17, 2016

I don’t use convection oven..I bake in MR 40L..Sorry dear ..I don’t have any idea..

Diptashree ghosh

December 17, 2016

Mam..its really a nice recipe! Gonna try it tomorrow itself…bt mam,am gonna bake da cake in my convection what temp should I preheat my microwave( my microwave preheats at 180°C by default)…n for how much time should I bake it?thank u in advance

Shano Biju

November 25, 2016

Namrata..1/8 cup is equal to 2 tbsp..


November 25, 2016

What will be the measurements for 1 1/8 cup

Shano Biju

October 14, 2016 will get it in dry fruit shop .

shalini goyal

October 13, 2016

madam from where to get dehydrated apple. i cant find in aarif baking shop.

Shano Biju

October 12, 2016

Shivani ..It is mosambi juice .

Shano Biju

October 12, 2016

Thankyou Sudha ..

Shano Biju

October 12, 2016

Thankyou ..It is mosambi juice.


October 7, 2016

Hii.. what is sweet lime juice and zest ??

Sudha Balachandran

October 6, 2016

Looks beautiful!!

Sharmila moses

October 6, 2016

Love ly recipes
What exactly do you mean by sweet lime juice?

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