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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edie Ward
Added: Saturday, March 15, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
4 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 pan. In a small bowl, pour boiling water over oats. Mix well, and cool. In a large bowl, combine butter or margarine, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, eggs, flour, baking soda, spices, and salt. Add cooled oatmeal mixture, and stir to combine. Pour batter into pan. Bake for 35 minutes.
While cake is baking, combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, coconut, melted butter and nuts in a mixing bowl. Remove cake from oven, and turn on broiler. Spread mixture on top of cake evenly and carefully. Broil for 2 to 5 minutes, until topping is bubbling and lightly browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Since I am not able to eat wheat, I substitute oatmeal flour which makes this cake twice as moist and dense, everyone here loves it!

 

 

 

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