Oatmeal Cake
Author: Nikki
This cake is so moist and flavorful! It will quickly become a new favorite!
  • 1¼ cups water
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1⅓ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In small sauce pan, bring water and butter to a boil.
  4. Once boil is reached pour into a large mixing bowl, add oats and let cool for 3 minutes.
  5. Beat in sugar and brown sugar and eggs until well mixed.
  6. Add flour, salt, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon and mix until well combined.
  7. Pour into prepared baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
While baking, make topping.
  1. Cream butter and sugar together in a medium mixing bowl. Add evaporated milk, vanilla coconut and nuts and mix until well combined.
  2. After cake has baked, spread topping very carefully over hot cake. Place under a broiler for about 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Watch constantly and carefully so as not to burn.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/oatmeal-cake/