Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cake

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Cathy Gillespie


Very old fashioned.


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40 Min


  • 1 c
    quick oats
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 c
    coconut, flakes
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, chopped

How to Make Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cake


  1. Preheat oven 350.

    In a bowl add oats and boiling water; stir. Let it stand for 20 minutes.
  2. In a mixer add butter, sugar, brown sugar; beat. Add eggs; beat. Add baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; beat. Add cooled oat mixture; beat. Add flour slowly; beat. Pour batter into greased 9x13 cake pan. Bake 35-45 minutes, test with toothpick for doneness. Cool completely.
  3. Frosting: In a saucepan over low heat add butter to melt. Add brown sugar; stir until dissolved. Add coconut, nuts and vanilla; stir about 5 minutes. Frost cake. Once it cools to room temperature, refrigerate the cake.

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About Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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