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Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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

Kathy Boston
Added: Monday, July 20, 2009


1 C 3 min. cooking oats
1 1/2 C boiling water
1 C brown sugar
1 C sugar
1/2 C shortening
2 eggs
1 1/3 C flour
1 t salt
1 t cinnamon
1 t soda
1/2 C raisins
1/2 C nuts, chopped

1/4 C melted butter
1/2 C brown sugar
1/4 C cream
1/2 t vanilla
1 C flaked coconut (can leave this out if like)
1/2 C nuts, chopped

Serves: 10
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Pour water over oats and let stand for 20 minutes. Cream shortening and sugar, then stir in eggs. Pour shortening mixture into oatmeal. Stir dry ingredients in separate bowl then pour into oatmeal mixture. Stir well. Bake in ungreased 8"x 8" pan for 35-40 minutes at 350.
Remove cake from oven and pour topping over cake and put under broiler for 3 minutes or until toasty golden brown.

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Personal Notes:
I love this cake. It almost seems healthy :)




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