Lazy Daisy Cake
Lazy Daisy Cake is a wonderful, old-fashioned cake. Make it when there are people around to enjoy it warm from the oven.
Sift together the sifted flour, baking powder and salt, and set aside.
With an electric mixer, beat the eggs at medium-high setting for 4 minutes. Beat in the sugar, gradually, and add the vanilla extract. Beat until incorporated.
In a small saucepan, melt the 1/4 cup butter in the milk. Do not boil.
Turn mixer speed to low and add the sifted flour mixture alternately with the hot milk mixture. Scrape down sides of mixer bowl as needed, and beat until the batter is uniformly smooth. Batter will be thin. Pour batter into prepared pan, and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick in center of cake comes out clean.
While the cake is baking, mix the icing, but don't start cooking it until the cake is done.
Place the cake in broiler 5 to 7 inches from the heat source, and broil 1 to 2 minutes, until icing is bubbly and browned, watching carefully and rotating pan as necessary for even browning. Cool completely on wire rack.
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