Grandma Brecht's Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Grandma Brecht's Oatmeal Cake

Andrea Newby

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@andreabnewby

I love this cake! It was my Grandpa's favorite and is one of mine too!


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Ingredients

1 1/3 c
boiling water
1 c
quick cook oats
2
eggs
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
white sugar
1 1/3 c
flour
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda

TOPPING

3/4 stick
margarine, melted
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour boiling water into quick oats and set aside for a few minutes.
2
Mix remaining ingredients with oatmeal and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
3
While cake is baking, prepare topping and put in refrigerator.
4
Let cake set for about 15 minutes, then add topping. Place cake under broiler until coconut is slightly browned.
5
Let cake cool and enjoy!

*this cake is good warm, but I really like to put mine in the refrigerator and eat it cold. :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes