SOUTHERN PECAN OATMEAL CAKE

SOUTHERN PECAN OATMEAL CAKE
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Serves: 9-16
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Ingredients

1 1/2 c boiling water
1 c oats [old-fashioned thick type works better]
1/2 c butter, room temperature
1 c brown sugar
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 1/3 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
TOPPING:
1/2 c sugar
1 c pecans, in pieces
1/4 c evaporated milk
coconut [shreded] enough to sprinkle on top
6 Tbsp butter

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Kim Brooks Recipe
Lightly Salted
Prescott, AZ (pop. 39,843)
KIMMYBROOKS
Member Since Nov 2011
Kim's notes for this recipe:
I got this from a friend of mine who came from the deep South. It is the moistest cake I've ever had.
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Directions

1
Place oats in a medium size mixing bowl. Add butter and pour boiling water over oats. Let stand until butter is melted. Mix with wire whisk.
2
Stir in sugars, eggs and the dry ingredients. Mix well with wire whisk. Pour into greased 10x10" pan or 9x13" Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes.
3
Meanwhile...in a saucepan on low heat. Add the ingredients for the topping EXCEPT coconut stirring with a wire whisk until melted...remove from heat and set aside
4
When cake is done, remove from oven and pour butter/pecan mixture over HOT cake. Sprinkle flaked or shredded coconut over top of cake and return to a medium heat BROILER for 10-30 seconds just until coconut starts to lightly brown on the edges.

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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Dec 24, 2011
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