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

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About Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

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

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