I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME (PHILIPPIANS 4:13).

Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake

I got this recipe from my sister many years ago.

Ingredients

  • 1 C. quick oatmeal

  • 1/2 C. butter or margarine

  • 1 1/4 C. boiling water

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 1/3 C. plain flour

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 C. brown sugar

  • 1 C. white sugar

  • 1/4 C. evaporated milk

  • 1/4 C. butter or margarine


     

  • 1 C. brown sugar

  • 1/2 C. coconut

  • 1/2 C. chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Mix oatmeal, margarine in boiling water until butter melts.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Cool slightly.
  4. Add eggs and mix well.
  5. Add flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking soda, vanilla, and sugars and mix well.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25  to 30 minutes.

For Frosting:  1/4 C. evaporated milk, 1/4 C. brown sugar, 1/2 C. coconut, 1/2 C. chopped pecans.  Cream butter and sugar then bring to a boil.  Add nuts and coconut.  Pour over hot cake and then put under broiler until it starts to bubble.