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Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Sobania
Added: Saturday, November 17, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 1/4 c. boiling water
1 c. Quaker Oats
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Frosting:
1/4 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
3 tbsp. half and half or light cream
1/2 c. chopped nutmeats
3/4 c. shredded or flaked coconut

Directions:
Directions:
For cake, pour boiling water over oats; cover an let stand 20 minutes. Beat butter until creamy; gradually add sugar's, beating until fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs. Add oats mixture, mix well. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Pour batter into well-greased and floured 9 in. square pan. Bake in preheated 350 oven for 50 - 55 minutes. Do not remove cake from pan.

For frosting, combine all ingredients. Spread evenly over cake. Broil until frosting becomes bubbly. Serve warm or cold.

 

 

 

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