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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."
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45 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  2. Meanwhile, combine topping ingredients. Spread over warm cake. Broil 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.


  • 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.

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I have a recipe for this frosting, in an old cookbook that my husband got from the thrift store. In the book it say's that you can use cake mix for the cake, which I think would make it easier.

I made this years ago from the Taste Of Home Recipe book and it was quite good. The 1st time I read the recipe wrong and ended up with double the butter in it...needless to say it was VERY mois...

This cake was more moist than most cakes. My mom said it was possibly the best cake she'd ever eaten. My severely depressed father raved about it with excitement I rarely see. The kids loved it....

This is a good, moist cake. I substituted 1 t. of vanilla for coconut flavoring just because I had it (1/2 t in the cake and 1/2 t in the topping). The topping doesn't spread, I sprinkled it o...

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