Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Topping

Oatmeal Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes from my childhood. It is moist, delicious and definitely a crowd pleaser.

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan

In a small bowl add
1 cup quick oats
1-1/2 cups boiling water
Pour water into the oats, stir, and let cool while mixing the other ingredients

In a mixing bowl add
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cube butter or margarine softened
2 eggs well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed
Add the oats and water mixture
Mix for 1 minute on medium speed
In a small bowl combine the dry ingredients and stir to mix
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp, baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Add to cake batter and mix 1 minute at medium speed until well blended
Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9×13 inch pan
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes

Coconut Pecan Topping
In a medium saucepan add
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup butter
2 Tablespoon milk
Heat on medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved
Stir in
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Pour topping over cooled cake and put under broiler until topping is lightly brown. Watch carefully, it burns easily.
Oatmeal Cake

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