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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Nutty and moist, this oatmeal cake is a wonderful recipe full of delicious nostalgia. It's so good, forget a plate. You'll find yourself eating it from the pan. The texture is almost like an ooey gooey cake but so much better. It's rich, sweet, and full of spices. The caramelized topping is almost like a German chocolate frosting. Baking it under the broiler makes the topping super gooey. Since it's put on the cake while warm, it melts into the cake. So good! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 126 votes

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

Ingredients

  • 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
Hashtags: #oatmeal #cake



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