Monday, August 30, 2010

Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake
This was a recipe of Grandma Hammonds. It is a very moist and yummy cake.

1-1/2 cups boiling water 1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 cup quick oats 1 tsp. vanilla
1 stick margarine 1-1/3 cups flour or whole wheat
1 cup sugar or Turbinado 1-1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. soda
1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs

Combine all ingredients in order given. Bake at 350 app. 40 minutes.

Frosting: 1/2 cup butter 1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup sugar (brown is good) 1 cup coconut
1/4 cup cream 1 cup nuts

Combine butter, brown sugar and cream in saucepan. Heat to boiling and be sure sugar dissolves. Stir in vanilla coconut and nuts. Spread on hot cake and broil at 425 until coconut is browned.

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