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Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Lazy Daisy Cake, by , is from Joyce Manwiller's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joan Beutler
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009


2 eggs
1 c sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 c milk
1 c flour
1 tbsp butter
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

3 tbsp butter, melted
2 tbsp cream
5 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 c coconut

Beat eggs well and beat sugar in. Add vanilla and fold in sifted fry ingredients. Heat milk to boiling and add butter. Add to flour mixture all at once and beat. Bake 1/2 hour at 350.

Topping: Mix all topping ingredients and spread over cake. Put under broiler at 350 until golden brown.




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