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Lazy Daisy Oatmeal cake Recipe

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This recipe for Lazy Daisy Oatmeal cake, by , is from Mom's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Almira Keith


1 cup boiling water
1 cup Quaker oat (either old fashion or quick)
cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
tsp salt
tsp cinnamon
tsp nutmeg

cup butter or margarine - melted
cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp half and half
⅓ cup chopped walnuts
cup shredded or flaked coconut

For cake; pour boiling water over oats; cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Beat butter until creamy; gradually add sugars and eggs then add oat mixture and mix well. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Pour batter into a well greased floured 9 - inch pan. Bake at 350 f for 50-55 minutes. Leave cake in pan.

For frosting; combine all ingredients. Spread evenly over cake. Broil until frosting becomes bubbly. Cake can be served warm or cool.




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