Grandma got married when she was 16, raised 6 children and did it all on wheat farm with my Grandpa. She baked pie first thing every morning just before she baked biscuits for breakfast and made homemade bread.
This cake is quick and delicious, and really easy when you compare it to making pies and biscuits.
5 Minute Cake
1 Cup Sugar
1 1/2 Cups Flour
1 t baking powder
salt ( I use about 1/2 teaspoon)
1 t vanilla
Break the egg into a 1 cup measure. Add shortening until cup is half full. Finish filling cup with milk.
Put all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix for 5 minutes.
Bake in a greased 9x9 pan in a preaheated 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes.
Lazy Day frosting
4 T melted butter
9 tablespoons brown sugar
4 T cream
about 1 cup of coconut
mix all together and spread on warm cake. Then broil until bubbly. Watch closely as it will burn quickly.
Grandma used cream but I just use milk. I also add 1/2 cup of chopped pecans.