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Hot Milk Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Yossy Arefi

This fluffy vanilla cake gets it name (and flavor!) from the scalded milk in the batter. Martha made this recipe on episode 705 of Martha Bakes.




Cook's Notes

You can also halve the ingredients to make a single-layer cake.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • romoe59
    24 OCT, 2012
    Dry and tasteless. Waste of time &ingredients. My first Martha flop, so disappointing.
    • ekeizer8199514
      1 JAN, 2018
      I have to agree. Every other hot milk recipe calls for an entire stick of butter and a cup less of both flour and sugar. No wonder it's dry.
  • thuudo
    18 OCT, 2017
    This cake was very easy to make and tastes wonderful. The hot milk makes all the difference.
  • Paddy
    15 MAR, 2013
    This cake is delicious and really easy to make, too! Definitely going in our recipe box.

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