06 March 2010

Oatmeal Cake

This is an easy, super delicious cake.

Mix together:
1 1/2 cups very hot water
1 cup oatmeal (better if you DON'T use quick oats)
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 eggs

1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

Bake in greased & floured pan at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Stir over warm heat until melted & bubbly:
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter

2 Tbsp milk
1/2 cup chopped nuts (I prefer walnuts)
1/2 to 1 cup either coconut or small marshmallows (I like the coconut)

If using marshmallows, stir until melted and blended well.


Popcorn House said...

Thank you! I am going to try this tomorrow after church!!!

Pink Posts said...

This is my favorite recipe ever! I've made it dozens of times ever since Lana Youngberg served it at a fireside back in the late 80's. I've learned to tweak it a bit, like cutting the sugar in half (but not in the frosting) and subbing in some wheat flour (you really can't tell). I also like to add 1/2 tsp of baking powder to raise it more and 1 tsp of vanilla for more flavor. Everyone always loves this cake. It's a sure winner!

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