Jolayne Cooper Recipe

Oatmeal Cake

By Jolayne Cooper jwcooper


Rating:
Serves:
12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

This is one of my favorite cakes from when I was little. In fact, I always asked for this cake for my birthday because I loved it so much. It is simple, but delicious. I have tried other oatmeal cakes, but none measure up to my Mom's. I hope you enjoy it.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Oh, wow! This brings back sweet memories of my favorite childhood cake. Mom used to have to hide her oatmeal cakes from me... I loved them so much! Sweet, nutty and moist, this is a wonderful recipe full of delicious nostalgia.

Ingredients

CAKE
1 1/4 c
water, boiling
1 c
oatmeal, old fashioned, uncooked
1/2 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
TOPPING
1/2 c
butter
2 c
coconut
1 c
nuts (finely chopped)
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
8-10 Tbsp
evaporated milk

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Hashtag: #oatmeal

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868 Comments

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Linda Morgan Linda_Morgan
Dec 20, 2014
Can wheat flour be used for this recipe?
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Kara Mackey Karamackey
Oct 4, 2014
I made this last night for a gathering and it recieved raves and requests for the recipe! Going to make another today to have with coffee. :) Thank you!
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Kara Mackey Karamackey
Oct 4, 2014
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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barry oldham bloldham
Mar 7, 2014
i drive truck,and everytime i come home i make this.sometimes i make 2 or 3 for the friends and neighbors,and work and everyone just loves it....the best oatmill cake recipe. thanks jolayne......
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Janice Anderson Proof
Feb 18, 2014
Very good! Moist and flavorful, we will definitely make this one again.