With broiled icing. Yep, broiled.
From a box sold in Winsted, Connecticut.
Sift 1-3/4 cups flour once before measuring.
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 2-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Measure 1/3 cup softened shortening and fill cup with not too cold milk; add these and one unbeaten egg to flour mixture.
1 teaspoon flavoring [vanilla]. Beat well for 2 or 3 minutes.
Pour into greased and floured pan.
Bake 25 to 35 minutes in moderate oven (8 inch square).
3 teaspoons melted butter
5 teaspoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons cream or top milk
1/2 cup shredded coconut
Mix and spread on top of warm cake. Place low in broiler under low flave. Broil until frosting bubbles and becomes brown [colored?]. Not too brown.