Buttermilk Oatmeal Cake

Buttermilk Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Mary Lundschen


Someone said that baking cakes with buttermilk is good. I just found this cake recipe in a 1982 newspaper clipping. Happy baking!


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  • CAKE:

  • 2 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    dates, finely chopped

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark corn syrup (karo)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 stick
    oleo or butter

How to Make Buttermilk Oatmeal Cake


  1. Combine flour and other dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add oil, buttermilk, eggs and sugars. Beat until smooth. Stir in the nuts, oatmeal, coconut and dates. Pour into a greased and floured 10" tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  2. Topping: In medium sauce pan combine topping ingredients. Cook until the mixture comes to a rolling boil and becomes bubbly. Remove cake from oven when done and immediately pour mixture over the cake. Do not remove from the pan until cake is cool.

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About Buttermilk Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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