Saturday, April 9, 2011

Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake

I don't know who Grandma Snyder is, but she has one heck of a oatmeal cake recipe!  A friend sent me this recipe after she made it for her family and got rave reviews.  I have to say, it is ooey gooey delicious!  You can whip it up in a matter or no time at all.  I had everything I needed already in my pantry.  The flavors are a classic combination.  This is a must try!  You can find the recipe all , I will also insert it below. 

Go ahead make it tonight!

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Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Pour water over oats, let stand.
  2. 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.
  3. Pour batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-40 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. Pour this coconut concoction over the hot cake.
  7. Put cake under broiler, and watch close so nuts don't burn, about 5-10 minutes. Serve hot or let cool. Enjoy.

Until next time.....

1 comment:

  1. This is torture so see all this deliciousness when I can't have any...Looks so good. Yum!!!


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