Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake

Oatmeal Cake… the name doesn’t really do this cake justice! This cake is so moist and rich tasting. The topping of coconut and nuts just takes it to a whole different level of deliciousness. We had some last night with vanilla frozen yogurt. Then when I walked into the kitchen this morning to take some pics for this post, I ended up eating a piece for breakfast. After all, it is Oatmeal Cake.  :)

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 cups boiling Water
1 cup quick Oats
1 stick of Butter
1 cup of White Sugar
1 cup of Brown Sugar
2 whole Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 1/2 cups Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt

Oatmeal Cake fresh outta the ovenFor Topping:
1 Tbsp Butter, melted
2/3 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Coconut
1 cup Pecans or Walnuts, chopped
4 Tbsp Cream
2 Egg Yolks

METHOD
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour the baking pan of your choice.
I used an 8 x 11 baking dish, but you could use a tube pan or loaf pan.
Pour boiling water over oatmeal and let set for 20 minutes.
Cream together butter and sugar.
Add eggs, vanilla and cinnamon.
Mix well and add oatmeal.
Add flour, sifted with soda and salt.
Pour into pan of your choice.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and spread topping over the cake; return to oven for 10 minutes.
Enjoy!

A Bite of Oatmeal Cake

 

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10 Responses to Oatmeal Cake

  1. Yum, love this and since it’s oatmeal I can have it for breakfast!!!! Can’t wait to try, pinned!

    • Hi Joan! Yes, I’ve been eating it for breakfast… in addition to my regular breakfast. This morning the first thing I did when I walked into the kitchen was grab a small piece of cake to eat while I was frying up some bacon. Thanks for pinning! xo

  2. Ally says:

    I was really hoping when I saw this new post that there’d be coconut in it…so as I went down, the ingredients of the cake, I was like, ‘oh, darn…’ Then, I got to the topping!! Yayyyyyy! Coconut!! Looks so moist…this is breakfast food for me! Great stuff, Helena…luv what you create!! xo Ally :) PS…Tweeted!!

    • Hi Ally! I love the coconut/nut topping, too. It’s one of my favorite taste combinations. Fortunately, I gave half of the cake to my sister-in-law… or I’d be eating it for breakfast, lunch & dinner. lol Thanks so much for Tweeting. xo

  3. Mary says:

    BEST cake ever!!! OOooooooo laaaaaaa laaaaaa I love it!!!

  4. Deb says:

    Have you ever tried this with oat flour, rather than wheat flour? It looks like it might be a good candidate for a gluten-free cake.

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  6. I am loving this. I remember having something very similar to this growing up! I can’t wait to try it :)

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