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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cake, by , is from SMYRNA'S 50th ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Wilson
Added: Friday, September 11, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 c. boiling water
1 c. quick oatmeal
1 cube butter
1 c. white sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/3 c. flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

TOPPING FOR OATMEAL CAKE:
6 tbsp. soft butter
1 c. chopped nuts
1/2 c. coconut
1/2 c. white sugar
1/4 c. evaporated milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first three ingredients.Cover and let stand 20 minutes. Put in mixing bowl and sift together the next four ingredients. Heat oven at 350 degrees. In mixer cream sugars and eggs. Add oatmeal ingredients; mix well. Add flour mixture. Bake in oblong pan 30-35 minutes or until done. When taken from oven while hot put topping on. Place in broiler 5 minutes or until golden brown (watch closely).
Topping:
Mix together all ingredients in a double boiler until blended.
Mix, spread on top of baked hot cake. Put in broiler until golden brown.

 

 

 

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