Oatmeal Cake

Recipe: Oatmeal Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • FROSTING:
  • 6 tbsp melted butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Pour boiling water over oatmeal and salt and cool
  2. Mix the following items separately: brown sugar, white sugar, shortening, cinnamon, vanilla and eggs
  3. Mix well and add cooled oatmeal mixture
  4. Add flour and soda
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-40 minutes or until done
  6. Frosting:
  7. Combine ingredients, spread on warm cake and put under broiler until brown, or stir over low heat until thick and spread on cake

From the kitchen of Jane Schuck, Lake Crystal, MN

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