Oatmeal Cake and Topping

Cherie Szilvagyi


I am sure that there are many variations on this old fashioned recipe. This is my Grandmother Dixon's version. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


★★★★★ 3 votes

9 x 12 pan
15 Min
50 Min


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  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    quick oats
  • 1 stick
    salted butter
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2

  • 1 stick
    salted butter melted
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts

How to Make Oatmeal Cake and Topping


  1. Pour boiling water over quick oats and let sit 20 minutes. Do not drain.
  2. Combine butter and sugars and mix on medium in the mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and beat well. Add dry ingredients and mix until well blended. Add oatmeal and finish mixing well.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes until cake is done. While cake is baking, make the topping. Mix all ingredients until mixed well. Spread on hot cake, put cake back in oven under the broiler until the top is brown and bubbly. Remove and let cool. Serve warm or cold.

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About Oatmeal Cake and Topping

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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