old fashioned oatmeal cake

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

My mom used to make something like this. It was awesome. Source unknown

★★★★★ 3 Reviews

Ingredients For old fashioned oatmeal cake

  • 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups boiling water
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

How To Make old fashioned oatmeal cake

  • 1
    1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13 s 9 inch baking pan; set aside. Mix oats and boiling water in a small bowl. Let stand for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.
  • 2
    2. In large mixing bowl, beat shortening, white sugar, and the 1 cup brown sugar with mixer til mixed. Beat in eggs. Beat in oatmeal mixture. Add flour mixture; beat til mixed. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • 3
    3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or til wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Put pan on wire rack
  • 4
    4. For topping, in pan, mix butter, coconut, the 2/3 cup brown sugar and milk. Cook and stir til boiling. Stir in nuts. Spoon topping over hot cake; cool completely. Makes 16 servings

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