Saturday, 6 August 2016
LAZY DAY TEA CAKE
150 grams butter
1/2 cup thickened cream
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 3/4 cups self raising flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
preheat oven to 180 c. grease and line a 9 x 13 ovenproof dish with baking paper.
in a small bowl, using the microwave, melt the butter and cream together. put aside.
place the eggs and sugar in a large bowl. using an electric mixer, beat until thick
(about 3 minutes).
beat in vanilla and salt.
beat in 1/2 the butter mix then half the flour, then rest of the butter mix
and the rest of the flour.
pour evenly into dish .
cook for approx 35 - 40 minutes until golden on top and a skewer comes out clean.
cover hot cake with topping.
serve warm or cold.
170 grams butter
1 1/4 cups brown sugar, packed
2 heaped teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/4 cups shredded coconut
in a medium microwave dish or jug, melt butter, sugar and cinnamon in microwave,
on high for 2 minutes.
stir, making sure sugar is dissolved. (pop back into microwave for a bit longer
if not dissolved. depends on microwave power)
stir in coconut and microwave for another minute or until bubbling.
pour over cake, spreading to edges.