Print Options

Back to Moist Lazy Daisy Cake >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Moist Lazy Daisy Cake

 Moist Lazy Daisy Cake
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.
9 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.

2 of 2

Moist Lazy Daisy Cake (continued)

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.