This is an easy and wholesome cake to bake.
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8×8 inch pan.
2 In a large bowl, mix together the rolled oats and butter. Mix in boiling water. Set aside to cool.
3 Beat together the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla; add to cooled oat mixture and mix well.
4 Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa. Add to wet ingredients and mix well. Spread into the prepared pan.
5 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool, and remove pan.