Posted by AnonymousThis a quick cake that 's hearty enough to serve for breakfast or brunch.
Oatmeal Cake II
- 1 1/4 cups boiling water 1 cup quick cooking oats 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raisins
1 Pour the boiling water over the quick oats and let stand for 20 minutes.
2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 13x15 inch baking pan .
3 Cream the shortening with the sugar until light. Beat in the eggs. Then add the oats and vanilla, mixing well.
4 Combine the baking soda, salt , cinnamon and flour. Mix until combined. Add the raisins to the flour mixture and coat well.
5 Add the raisin and flour mixture to the oatmeal mixture and stir to combine. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
6 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes or until a tester inserted near the center comes out clean. Dust with confectioners' sugar or serve with whipped topping, if desired.