Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Albert Reynolds

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I remember my momma making this cake when I was young. While the others were out playing, I was waiting to lick the spoon.
This is one of only a handful of recipes that she actually wrote down.
Hopefully, I can make one in the near future & take some pictures of it. In the meantime, I hope you'll try it & enjoy it.

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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted, 1 stick
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts, optional
  • TOPPING

  • 1/4 c
    butter, unsalted, 1/2 stick
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    coconut, flaked, i use "bakers angel flake coconut"
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Oatmeal Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cover the oatmeal with the boiling water & let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. Cream butter with the sugar.
    Add vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well.
    Add oatmeal.
  3. ALWAYS measure flour, sift, then measure again. Then add the salt, baking soda & cinnamon. Add to the first mixture.
    Beat until smooth. Add nuts.
  4. Pour into a greased 8x11 glass casserole dish. (I use "Butter Flavor Crisco" to grease my dish.)
    Bake for 40 minutes at 350° or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  5. Cool slightly & cover with topping.
    Mix all topping ingredients & spread on top of cake.
    Brown in the broiler, on 350°for 5-6 minutes, until it starts to bubble on top.
  6. For decorations, sometimes I place pecan halves all around the outside edge of the top of the cake.
    Kinda makes it look more purty.

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About Oatmeal Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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