Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • cups boiling water

  • 1

    cup uncooked regular or quick-cooking oats.

  • ½

    cup butter or margarine soften.

  • 1

    cup sugar.

  • cups firmly packed brown sugar, divided.

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon.

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground nutmeg.

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract.

  • 2

    large eggs.

  • cups all-purpose flour.

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda.

  • ½

    teaspoon salt.

  • 1½ to 2

    cups flaked coconut.

  • cups chopped pecans.

  • cup butter or margarine,

  • melted. ⅓ cup milk.

Directions

Stir together 1 1/2 cups boiling water and oatmeal, let stand 20 minutes. Beat 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup brown sugar in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy, add cinnamon and next 3 ingredients, beat well. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt just until moistened, beat in oatmeal. Pour batter in lightly greased 13x 9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Combine remaining 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, coconut, and remaining ingredients in a bowl, spread over warm cake. Broil 8 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown.


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