Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

Arlene Baker


I have had this recipe for over 40 years and we love it


★★★★★ 1 vote

probably about 15
15 Min
55 Min


  • 1 c
    1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 c
    uncooked oats
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1 c
    1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp

  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    light cream
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 3/4 c

How to Make Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake


  1. Pour Boiling water over oats and cover for 20 minutes
  2. Beat butter until creamy
  3. Gradually beat in sugars
  4. Blend in vanilla and eggs
  5. stir in oat mixture
  6. sift together flour soda and salt and spices
  7. Add to creamed mixture and blend well.
  8. Pour into greased and floured 9" square pan (I use a 8x11)
  9. Bake at 350 for 50 to 55 minutes
  10. when almost done baking mix together frosting , when cake is done take out of oven, spread frosting evenly over top and put back under broiler until bubbly

Printable Recipe Card

About Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Anytime

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

9 Enchilada Recipes You Need to Make

Who doesn’t love enchiladas?! When you have a family that loves enchiladas as much as ours, making them at home is a must. From chicken to beef to vegetable, you’ll find an enchilada recipe for you. Check out these homemade enchilada recipes that we think are better than any restaurant!

Recipes to Use Up Fresh Strawberries

On my food shopping trips, I’ve noticed strawberries look quite tasty. They’re bright red, big, and look juicy. I finally decided to pick up a quart to give them a try. Snacking on fresh strawberries is delicious (especially with a little cream), but I plan on using them in a recipe too. And, while I […]

23 Fresh Fruit Desserts

Baking with fruit doesn’t just mean making a fruit cake. It means whipping up muffins bursting with blueberries. Or, cobblers filled with sweet and tart fruit like blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, peaches, and cherries. Love cheesecake? Make it extra special with a homemade strawberry topping. Using fresh fruit in desserts transforms the flavor of the treat. […]