Oatmeal Cake

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Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

When I was first married my husband and I went to live in Malawi , Africa where I met a great American lady named Dee who shared her friendship and this cake with me. I have been making this cake for over 30 years and I always get asked for the recipe. It is delicious, moist and so yummy especially warm with homemade ice cream!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
boiling water
1 c
quick oats
1 c
butter, room temperature
1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar,lightly packed
2
eggs
1 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla extract
pinch
pepper

How to Make Oatmeal Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Grease a 9 x 13 pan. Pour boiling water over oats, cover and let stand for 15 mins.
    Cream together both sugars with the butter, add eggs one at a time till well mixed.
    Stir together flour, soda, cinnamon and pepper. Add to butter mixture alternately with the oat mixture.Pour into pan. Bake 25 mins
  • 2Topping:
    3 tbsps butter
    1 cup chopeed nuts, optional
    3/4 cup brown sugar, 3 tbsps milk,
    Mix together , spoon over hot cake and bake for approx 10 - 15 mins till bubbly.

    If you find that the butter is too hard to mix with the milk just soften in the mocrowave.
    It doesn't matter if it is melted a little but do not melt completely.

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About Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy