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Grandma Snyder’s Oatmeal Cake

Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 – 9 x 13 inch cake Change Servings
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  • 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 extract

  • 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

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Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake

Directions

  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.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 405 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 244 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by Pam Haycraft

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

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