Spice Cake with Broiled Icing (oh my!)

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Loveliest fall and winter dessert ever! Uses few ingredients but becomes a warm, comforting sweet bite after meals. And don't tell anyone, but also makes a lovely little bite for breakfast!

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 9

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: dessert · cake · coconut ·


For cake:

1/3 C. butter
1 C. sugar
2 eggs
1 C. flour
1 t. baking powder
1 T. cinnamon
1/4 C. milk

For broiled icing:

1/2 C. butter
2/3 C. brown sugar
1/4 C. evaporated milk
1/2 C. nuts
1 C. coconut


Preheat oven to 350*F.

Grease and flour 8x8 pan.

Mix butter, sugar and eggs and beat 5 minutes. Measure flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Add alternately in 3 additions with milk starting and ending with dry ingredients. Beat until smooth. Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350.

For topping:

Mix all ingredients together and spread on top of cake. Broil until brown (about 3 - 4 minutes on high Broil.

Serve with or without whipped cream. Delicious!


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