Posted by AnonymousA good, moist, oatmeal cake with a broiled coconut topping.
Oatmeal Cake I
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cup flaked coconut 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup cream
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
2 In a small bowl, pour boiling water over oats. Mix well, and cool.
3 In a large bowl, combine butter or margarine, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup white sugar, eggs, flour, baking soda, spices, and salt. Add cooled oatmeal mixture, and stir to combine. Pour batter into pan.
4 Bake for 35 minutes.
5 While cake is baking, combine 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, coconut, melted butter or margarine, vanilla, and cream in a mixing bowl. Remove cake from oven, and turn on broiler. Drop mixture by small spoonfuls on top of cake. Spread evenly and carefully. Broil for 2 to 5 minutes, until topping is bubbling and lightly browned.