Grandma/Moms Oatmeal Cake

  • Yield: 12+ servings


1 1/4cups boling wather
1cup quick oats
1cup sugar
1cup brown sugar
1/2cup butter
2medium eggs
1teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2cups flour
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup brown sugar
1/4cup milk
1tablespoon butter
1teaspoon vanilla
1cup coconut
2 1/2cups shopped pecans


pour boiling water over oats and let sit 20 minutes. Cream white and brown sugars with 1/2 c butter. Add the eggs and oats with the sugars and the vanilla. Sift flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Add flour mix to creamed mix spread in a 9×13 pan bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes (don't grease or flour the pan) Meanwhile melt together the next amount of brown sugar, milk, butter and vanilla, add the coconut and nuts. Pour over the cake and bake an additional 10-15 minutes until brown.