Busy Day Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
The gooey, crunchy topping is very satisfying! I would serve this for breakfast with a strong cup of coffee.
  • 1⅓ cups flour
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Broiled Coconut Topping
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 TBS softened butter
  • 1 TBS milk.
  • ½ cup flaked coconut
  1. Grease an 8x1½ inch round cake pan, set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Mix together milk, butter, egg, and vanilla, beat on low speed until combined.
  4. Add dry ingredents to the bowl and beat on low speed until combined.
  5. Beat for 1 minute more on medium speed.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Spread Broiled Coconut Topping over warm cake.
  8. Broil about 4 inches from heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden.
  9. Serve warm.
Broiled Coconut Topping
  1. Beat brown sugar and butter until combined.
  2. Stir in milk.
  3. Stir in coconut.
Recipe by Life Where We Are at https://lifewhereweare.com/2013/busy-day-cake/