Lazy Daisy Cake

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

This is an old-fashioned favourite I love with a cup of tea or coffee.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat eggs in mixing bowl until frothy; beat in sugar in 4 or 5 separate additions; stir in vanilla.
  3. Next, stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Heat milk and butter together in small saucepan just until hot; add to batter, stirring slowly and carefully.
  5. Scrape into a greased 9-inch square cake pan and bake for about 25 minutes, or until cake tests done with a toothpick.
  6. Make topping-- combine last 4 ingredients together in a small saucepan; heat and stir until hot and sugar is dissolved.
  7. Spread topping over cake fresh from the oven; leave oven on.
  8. Return cake to oven and heat until topping is bubbling well, anywhere from 3-5 minutes.
  9. Variation: use chopped pecans or walnuts instead of the coconut.