Oatmeal coconut cake

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup Boiling water
1 cup Uncooked oatmeal
½ cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 \N Eggs
1½ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
¾ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
¼ cup Melted butter or margarine
½ cup Brown sugar, firmly packed
3 tablespoons Half and half or light cream
½ cup Chopped nuts
¾ cup Flaked coconut



For cake: Pour boiling water over oats stir to combine, cover and let stand 20 minutes. Beat butter until creamy gradually add sugars beating until fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs, add to oats mixture and blend well. In separate bowl sift together flour, soda, salt & spices and add to creamed mixture, mix well. Pour batter into a well greased and floured 9"x13" baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes.

For Topping: Combine all ingredients spread evenly over cake and broil until frosting becomes bubbly.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Paula <demoness@...> on Aug 24, 1998

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