BUSY-DAY CAKE WITH BROILED COCONUT TOPPING
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- 1 and 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine,softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 recipe broiled coconut topping(see below)
1Grease an 8x1/2 inch baking pan;set the pan aside.
2In a mixing bowl combine flour,sugar,and baking powder.Add milk,butter,egg,and vanilla.Beat on low speed till combined.Beat on medium speed for 1 minute.pour batter into prepared pan.
3Bake in a 350 oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean.Spread broiled coconut topping over warm cake.Broil about 4 inches from heat for 3 to 4 minutes or till golden.Cool slightly in pan on a wire rack.serve warm,makes 8 servings.
4BROILED COCONUT TOPPING:Beat 1/4 cup packed brown sugar and 2 tablespoons softened butter or margarine till combined.Stir in 1 tablespoon milk.Stir in 1/2 cup flaked coconut and,if desired, 1/4 cup chopped nuts.