SOUTHERN PECAN OATMEAL CAKE

Southern Pecan Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Kim Brooks

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@KIMMYBROOKS

I got this from a friend of mine who came from the deep South. It is the moistest cake I've ever had.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
9-16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    oats [old-fashioned thick type works better]
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/3 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • TOPPING:

  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • ·
    coconut [shreded] enough to sprinkle on top
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make SOUTHERN PECAN OATMEAL CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Place oats in a medium size mixing bowl. Add butter and pour boiling water over oats. Let stand until butter is melted. Mix with wire whisk.
  2. Stir in sugars, eggs and the dry ingredients. Mix well with wire whisk. Pour into greased 10x10" pan or 9x13" Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile...in a saucepan on low heat. Add the ingredients for the topping EXCEPT coconut stirring with a wire whisk until melted...remove from heat and set aside
  4. When cake is done, remove from oven and pour butter/pecan mixture over HOT cake. Sprinkle flaked or shredded coconut over top of cake and return to a medium heat BROILER for 10-30 seconds just until coconut starts to lightly brown on the edges.

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About SOUTHERN PECAN OATMEAL CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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