Margarida's Broiler Cake

Total Time
1hr
Prep
20 mins
Cook
40 mins

Old, old recipe given to me by my Canadian cousin so very many years ago. I've been making this since I was teeny-weeny. It's an old-fashioned simple recipe, but ever so good.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. CAKE:.
  2. Scald milk in a saucepan. Add butter to melt. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, lightly beat eggs. Add sugar gradually and beat well.
  4. Sift flour, then measure. Sift flour again with baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  5. Add vanilla extract to scalded milk.
  6. Add dry ingredents to egg/sugar mixture and beat well. Add liquid ingredients and beat well until all is incorporated well.
  7. Pour mixture into an 8-9" square pan.
  8. Bake at 350-degrees Fahrenheit for 25-35 minutes or until done when tested with a toothpick.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes.
  10. Spread the Broiler Topping over warm cake.
  11. Place cake under broiler for 2 - 3 minutes to brown lightly.
  12. BROILER Topping:.
  13. Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in brown sugar until melted. Add the coconut and if desired, add the walnuts. Add the whipping cream and mix well to distribute.