Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake

Penny Burdge

By
@PennyInKC

From my friend Debbie - another "old fashioned rustic" cake. It is so yummy!

Her family hates raisins, mine love them so sometimes I throw some raisins in the batter too. If I do, I cut the sugar by about 1/4 cup


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

1 1/4 c
boiling water
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1 c
oatmeal, old-fashioned
1 c
sugar
1 c
dark brown sugar, packed
2 large
eggs
1 1/3 c
flour
1/4 tsp
freshly ground nutmeg
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

FROSTING

1/2 c
dark brown sugar, packed
4 Tbsp
cream or evaporated milk
1 c
coconut
1 c
chopped pecans
6 Tbsp
melted butter
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together the boiling water, oatmeal and 1/2 C butter. Let set 20 minutes.
2
Mix together sugar, dark brown sugar, and eggs.
Add to the oatmeal mixture and beat to blend.
3
Whisk together the flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, baking soda. Stir into the oatmeal mixture just until blended. If you love raisins, now is the time to stir 3/4 cup of them into the batter.
4
Pour the batter into a greased 9" x 13" pan and bake for 35 minutes at 350 degrees F.
5
While the cake is baking, make the frosting. In a medium bowl mix all the frosting ingredients.
Spread the frosting over the cake, then set the cake under the broiler until it bubbles and is browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes