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Mom's Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Mom's Oatmeal Cake, by , is from The Gabbert Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carol Niederee
Added: Monday, August 18, 2008


1 1/4 cup boiling water
1 cup quick oatmeal
1 stick margarine (1/4 lb)
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg (if desired)
Icing Ingredients:
6 Tbsp. butter
1/4 cup cream
1/3 cup white or brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup walnuts or pecans

Pour boiling water over oatmeal and margarine and let stand 20 minutes. Sift together 1 1/3 cup flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to mixture and beat well. Bake in 9/x 13" greased pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cook butter, cream and sugar together to form soft ball. Add coconut, vanilla and nuts and spread over top

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is really moist and will stay that way a long time.




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