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Community Recipe
from [MMensing]
Delish and easy! Great with vanilla ice cream. Big hit with my girls!

Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 1/2 cup(s) quick cooking oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup(s) boiling water
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup(s) flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup(s) shortening
  • Coconut Pecan Frosting
  • 3 tablespoon(s) melted butter
  • 1/3 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla


Mix the oatmeal with the boiling water, stir and cover. Mix the remaining ingredients then stir in the oatmeal mixture. Grease and flour a 9x9 pan. Pour batter into pan and bake for 23-35 minutes.

Frosting: Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Carefully spread frosting over the top of the cake. Broil until coconut is just brown. Watch very closely - it doesn't take long. Cool, slice, and serve.

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