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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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Edna Allspach Smith
Added: Sunday, August 6, 2006


1 1/3 c boiling water
1/2 c margarine
1 c white sugar
1 1/2 white flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 c quick oats
1 c brown sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 ts soda
1/2 tsp salt

6 T melted butter
1/4 c cream
1/2 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 c coconut

Pour boiling water over oatmeal in a bowl and set aside. Cream margarine with sugar and add beaten eggs. Sift flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Gradually add dry ingredients to mixture. Add oats last. Beat 2 - 3 minutes with beater and pour into greased and lightly floured 13 x 9 inch pan.

Bake at 350 degrees 30 - 35 minutes. While cake is still hot from oven, pour on mixed topping and place under broiler till bubbly.

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This recipe was clipped from "Country Living" magazine issue May 1984




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