Gateau Brulee


Bake at 350 degrees

Cake: 1 cup flour

                              1/4 teaspoon salt

                              1 teaspoon baking powder

                              2 eggs

                              1 cup sugar

                              1 teaspoon vanilla

                              1 tablespoon butter

                              1/2 cup hot milk

Sift dry ingredients together.

Beat eggs until thick.  Slowly add sugar to eggs and beat well. 

Stir in Vanilla.

Fold sifted dry ingredients into egg mixture all at once.

Heat milk and melt the butter in it.  Add quickly to batter.  Pour into prepared pan. (greased and floured). 

Bake 30 - 35 minutes.

Topping:                1/4 cup soft butter

                                                            l/2 cup lightly packed brown sugar

                                                            3 tablespoons cream (or half and half)

                                                            1/2 cup unsweetened coconut or chopped nuts


Spread over warm cake and broil until bubbly and slightly brown.