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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cake, by , is from GENOVA FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ruby Dolzanie
Added: Monday, September 21, 2009


1 cup One minute oatmeal
1/2 cup boiling water
Bring to a boil and let stand with the lid on.

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
Cream shortening and sugars, add eggs.

Add and blend well.
3/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 1/2 cups flour

9 tbsp. butter
1 1/2 cup coconut
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Put in a 9 x 13 rectangle pan that is greased and floured. Bake at 350 about 40 minutes.

Melt butter and add remaining ingredients. Spread over cake and put under broiler to brown. Watch closely.




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