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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ingrid Wuis - Granddaughter in-law of Henry and Grace Boss
Added: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c water
1 c oatmeal
1 stick margarine
2 eggs
1 c brown sugar
1 c white sugar
1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg



Frosting:
1 stick margarine
1 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 c evaporated milk
1 c chopped walnuts
1 c coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Boil water. Add oatmeal and margarine. Stir mixture until margarine is melted. Cool. Beat eggs. Add brown and white sugars, then flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg, mixed. Stir in oatmeal mixture. Mix well. Pour into 9 X 13 greased baking pan. Bake at 350 for 35 - 40 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
Melt margarine. Add brown sugar, vanilla, milk, nuts, and coconut. Mix together and spread on
cake. Put under broiler for about 1 minute.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my husband Todd's favorite.

 

 

 

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