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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cake, by , is from The Cookbook of Elizabeth Ann O'Farrell Zeller, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Zeller
Added: Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c water
1 c oats
1/2 c shortening
1 c brown sugar
1 c white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 c flour
1 t cinnamon
1/2 t cloves
1/2 t nutmeg
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 c nuts

Frosting
1 c brown sugar
1 1/2 sticks butter or oleo
1 T milk
1 c coconut
1 c nuts
1 t vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Boil water and pour over oats. Let cool! Cream shortening, brown sugar and white sugar with 2 eggs. Sift clour, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, soda and salt. Mix with creamed mixture alternately. Add 1/2 c nuts and mix oatmeal in batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 min in 9 x13 pan

Frosting
Melt sugar and butter together with milk and cook until it comes to a boil then add 1 c coconut and 1 c nuts and 1 t vanilla. Pour on cake while hot and broil 2-3 minutes until brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom made this a LOT when the five of us were young. It was originally from Virginia Behles

 

 

 

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