Oatmeal-Coconut Coffee Cake

Oxmoor House
15 to 18 servings


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1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup regular oats, uncooked
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


Pour boiling water over oats; let stand 20 minutes.

Cream 1/4 cup butter; gradually add 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup sugar, beating well. Stir in oats mixture. Add next 6 ingredients, and mix well. Spoon mixture into a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Combine coconut and pecans; sprinkle mixture over cake. Combine remaining ingredients, and pour over cake. Return cake to oven, and broil 2 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into squares to serve.

Created date

February 2010