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Grandma's Lazy Day Cake

Grandma's Lazy Day Cake

An easy white cake recipe we've called the Lazy Day Cake because the broiled frosting is so easy!

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 05 min
Total Time



1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 2/3 cups sugar

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt


1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup whipping cream in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 6-7 minutes or until butter is melted. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and eggs in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add melted butter mixture, flour, baking powder and salt. Continue beating until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  5. STEP 5

    Heat broiler.

  6. STEP 6

    Stir together all frosting ingredients in bowl until well mixed. Spread over warm cake. Broil 2 to 4 inches from heat 2-4 minutes or until bubbly all over. Cool 15 minutes. Serve cake warm or cool.

Nutrition (1 serving)

430 Calories
22 Fat (g)
100 Cholesterol (mg)
290 Sodium (mg)
55 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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