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Lazy Day Cake

 Lazy Day Cake
"The rich frosting really makes this delicious cake," writes Lillian Marcotte of Woodstock, Vermont. "I frequently rely on this recipe when I want something good in a hurry." It's sweetly priced at just 20 cents a square.
9 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add
  • to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each
  • addition.
  • Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30
  • minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out
  • clean.
  • Meanwhile, combine topping ingredients. Spread over warm cake. Broil

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Directions (continued)

  • 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note:The cost per serving does not include optional ingredients such as garnishes. When there is a choice of two ingredients, the cost is figured with the first one listed.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 353 calories, 15 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.