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Lazy Day Cake

This Lazy Day Cake, aka Hot Milk Sponge Cake, can be made quickly and has an All American taste!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 9
Calories: 326kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks



  • 1 cup flour *all purpose
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup flaked coconut



  • Grease an 8x8 baking pan and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a small bowl using an electric mixer, beat eggs on high speed for about 4 minutes, or until thick.
  • Gradually add in the sugar, beating with mixer until sugar has dissolved.
  • Add mixture to the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Heat milk with butter until butter melts, stir into batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and place pan in preheated oven to bake 20-25 minutes.


  • While cake is baking, mix together the brown sugar and butter using a mixer until fluffy.
  • Stir in the milk and coconut.
  • Once cake has baked, remove from oven and put topping over warm cake.
  • Place cake into oven and broil for about 3-4 minutes, or until top is golden.
  • Serve!


Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 272IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg
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