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Oatmeal Cake With Coconut Topping

Yield 2 dozen


  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Coconut Topping

How to Make It

  1. Combine boiling water, oats, and butter in a large mixing bowl, stirring well. Let stand 20 minutes. Add sugar and eggs, beating well.

  2. Combine flour, soda, and cinnamon; stir well. Add to oats mixture, stirring well.

  3. Pour batter into a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

  4. Spoon Coconut Topping over warm cake. Broil 4 inches from heating element 2 minutes or until browned. Cut into 2-inch squares. Serve warm or cold.

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