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Moist Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe
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Moist Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

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We always called this Mama's "never fail" recipe. I guess the same holds true for me, since I've entered this cake in contests and won with it. This tasty dessert is popular in our family, and it always brings back fond memories of Mama. —Carrie Bartlett, Gallatin, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • FROSTING:
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 404 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla on high until thick and lemon-colored, about 4 minutes. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to egg mixture. Beat on low just until combined. Heat milk and butter in a small saucepan until butter melts. Add to batter; beat thoroughly (the batter will be thin). Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool slightly. For frosting, blend all ingredients well; spread over warm cake. Broil about 4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until the top is lightly browned. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Lazy Daisy Cake in Reminisce March/April 1994, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 404 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Moist Lazy Daisy Cake

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Reviewed Aug. 24, 2015

"Has always been a favorite in my family. My grandmother and my mother and now I enjoy this cake over the years. Can't go wrong."

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2015

"Love this Lazy Daisy Cake. I learned how to make this cake in 4-H years ago. I made it every month to learn how to bake. I am 73 years old so you now know how many years that was."

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2015

"My Mom got this recipe from a 1929 Mirro Aluminum Cookbook. It has been a favorite of mine since I was a little girl. It's a family favorite."

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Reviewed Jan. 15, 2015

"I baked this cake during the summer and it was great. I needed a small cake for a get together and it was perfect. I took the left overs to my Mom and she thought it was great also."

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2014

"This is a wonderfully unique cake. The crunchy topping is delicious and the cake is dense, but moist. It is rich, so the smaller size is perfect!"

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