German Oat Cake
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- 1-1/4 cup boiling water
- 1 cup quick cooking oats
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 4-ounce bar german chocolate
- 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon bskng soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup light cream
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
1In a medium mixing bowl pour the boiling water over the oats. Add butter and chocolate.
Let stand 20 minutes. Blend well.
2In a large mixing bowl mix together flour, sugar, soda and salt. Stir in brown sugar.
3Add eggs and oat mixture. Beat at low speed until just well blended.
4Pour into a greased and floured 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.
5Bake at 350 degrees for 35 - 40 minutes.
6For topping mix brown sugar, butter and cream in a small pot. Bring to a boil while stirring. Reduce heat and simmer 2 - 3 minutes until slightly thickened.
7Add pecans. Spread topping evenly over the hot cake.
8Broil 4-5 inches from heat for 1 minute or until bubbly. Serve warm or cold.