1 White Sugar
1 Vanilla Extract
1 All-Purpose Flour
1 Baking Powder
2/3 Brown Sugar
1/2 Coconut Flakes
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Beat eggs in mixing bowl until frothy; beat in sugar in 4 or 5 separate additions; stir in vanilla.
Next, stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
Heat milk and butter together in small saucepan just until hot; add to batter, stirring slowly and carefully.
Scrape into a greased 9-inch square cake pan and bake for about 25 minutes, or until cake tests done with a toothpick.
Make topping– combine last 4 ingredients together in a small saucepan; heat and stir until hot and sugar is dissolved.,
Spread topping over cake fresh from the oven; leave oven on.
Return cake to oven and heat until topping is bubbling well, anywhere from 3-5 minutes.
Variation: use chopped pecans or walnuts instead of the coconut.