Oatmeal Cake

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Jolayne Cooper

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@jwcooper

This is one of my favorite cakes from when I was little. In fact, I always asked for this cake for my birthday because I loved it so much. It is simple, but delicious. I have tried other oatmeal cakes, but none measure up to my Mom's. I hope you enjoy it.

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Oh, wow! This brings back sweet memories of my favorite childhood cake. Mom used to have to hide her oatmeal cakes from me... I loved them so much! Sweet, nutty and moist, this is a wonderful recipe full of delicious nostalgia. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 126 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CAKE

  • 1 1/4 c
    water, boiling
  • 1 c
    oatmeal, old fashioned, uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • TOPPING

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    coconut
  • 1 c
    nuts (finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 8-10 Tbsp
    evaporated milk

How to Make Oatmeal Cake

About Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Hashtag: #oatmeal




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