Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Oatmeal Cake

Bryson Hatfield

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@brysonhatfield

The origin of this recipe goes back to my grandpa's two sisters. They made this cake very often back in the 1970's. I have since taken over making it-and mine is just as their cake was over thirty years ago!


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Ingredients

1 1/2 c
boiling water
1 c
instant oatmeal
1/2 c
butter or margarine, softened
2 large
eggs
1 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
self-rising flour
1 tsp
cinnamon

BROILED COCONUT ICING

1/2 c
butter or margarine, softened
1 c
light brown sugar, firmly
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
coconut

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9 x 13 inch dish. Mix water, oatmeal and butter. Let stand 15 minutes. Cream eggs, sugars and vanilla. Add oatmeal mixture. Sift flour and cinnamon. Fold into creamed mixture. Pour into pan. Bake for 30 minutes.

2Bring margarine, sugar, milk and vanilla to a boil. Add coconut and nuts. Spread on hot cake and broil for 7 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes