Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake

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This is a great cake for any sweet tooth. It is good served hot too.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Pour water over oats, let stand.
  • Cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine and sugars. Add eggs and blend in a large mixing bowl. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together. Add to sugars and egg mixture. Add vanilla and oats mixture, blend well.
  • Pour batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-40 minutes.
  • To Make Icing: Mix together 6 tablespoons melted butter, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, 3/4 cup evaporated milk, coconuts, nuts, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Pour this coconut concoction over the hot cake.
  • Put cake under broiler, and watch close so nuts don't burn, about 5-10 minutes. Serve hot or let cool. Enjoy.