Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake ...very Old Recipe

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Jewel Hall


Researching my recipes I did come across a very old Oatmeal Cake Recipe. This cake has been around many year. People seems to enjoy it and it keeps being reprinted with very little change. It always gets positive reviews. For those of you who requested..here is the recipe. ENJOY !!!


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30 Min
40 Min


  • CAKE

  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    oatmeal, uncooked (you can use quick)
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 medium
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • pinch
    of salt

  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make OLD FASHIONED OATMEAL CAKE ...very old recipe


  1. CAKE: In a large mixing bowl combine boiling water,oatmeal and butter, mix well and cool slightly.
  2. Add eggs, sugar,and vanilla, stir to mix.
  3. In a small mixing bowl sift together remaining ingredients then stir into oatmeal mixture.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour mixture into a 9x13 cake pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from oven but leave in pan. Turn oven to broil for Topping.
  5. TOPPING: Prepare Topping while cake is baking ~~~
    In a sauce pan over low heat,stir ingredients until combined, sugar is melted and stir well.(set aside) When cake is done...Spread TOPPING over warm cake. Brown under broiler 2-3 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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