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Oatmeal Spice Cake

A full, moist, scrupmtious cake that will test your will power and excite your tast buds!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake, fall cooking, oatmeal, spice cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 656kcal

Ingredients

CAKE

  • 2 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

TOPPING

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together water, oatmeal and ¾ cup butter. Cover with towel and let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Beat together the eggs, white sugar and 1 ½ cups brown sugar and 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and baking soda. Add to egg-sugar mixture. Now add water-oatmeal-butter mixture to it.
  • Pour cake mixture into lightly greased 9×13 baking dish and bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of it comes out clean. Let cake cool.
  • For the topping, add coconut flakes, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cream, ½ cup butter and ¾ cup brown sugar to a medium saucepan. Stir and bring to a boil. Let boil for one minute. Let cool and spread onto cooled cake.

Nutrition

Calories: 656kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 601mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 796IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2mg