Oatmeal Cake II

This 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 13×15 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.

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