This is such a simple and satisfying cake and it really brings simplicity and comfort in this retro dessert. I have had it with no topping and have tried both toppings. All ways are great! It's so special to me because it was given to me from my best friend's (like a sister to me) grandmother who passed on a few months ago. She was the closest person to a grandmother I had because my grandparents lived in Italy. She was so sweet to my kids and she was so nice to me and my family. I wish I got to see her more when she was ill but being so ill it was hard. I was lucky enough though to get some of her recipes along with memories of her. I loved her retro recipes because they were true Americana Staples and that was interesting to me coming from an Italian Background. She was known as Grandma Jane. I think she was truly special, tough woman, interesting lady and a woman of her time. So in her memory to Grandma Jane!