"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Lazy Daisy Cake, by , is from The Hart Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Emily Hart
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006


1 c boiling water
1 c rolled oats
c butter
1 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
tsp salt
tsp cinnamon
tsp nutmeg

c butter, melted
c brown sugar
3 Tbsp half and half
1/3 c chopped walnuts
c flaked coconut

Pour boiling water over oats, cover and let stand 20 minutes. Cream butter and gradually add sugars and beat until fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs. Add oats and mix. Sift dry ingredients and add, mixing well. Pour into well greased 9 square pan. Bake at 350 for 50 - 55 minutes. Leave cake in pan. Prepare frosting and spread on cake. Broil until frosting bubbles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We used to have this quite frequently when I was in grade school. It was probably the most common dessert we enjoyed during the late 60s and early 70s. Or was that common dessert "Spoon Candy".




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