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Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Emily Hart
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
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


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

Directions:
Directions:
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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