Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Honey Apple Cake

Yield: 16 servings ( Serving Size: 1 slice of cake/1 tbs topping )
Community Recipe from


  • 1 cup(s) quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup(s) hot water
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour (about 6 3/4 oz.)
  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 1/3 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup(s) chunky applesauce
  • 1/3 cup(s) honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter (for frosting)
  • 1/3 cup(s) packed light brown sugar (for frosting)
  • 1/4 cup(s) honey (for frosting)
  • 1/2 cup(s) coarsely chopped almonds (for frosting) toasted
  • 1 cup(s) frozen fat-free whipped topping thawed
  • Optional: ground cinnamon


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. 2. To prepare cake, combine oats and 1 cup hot water in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. 3. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Combine 1 1/3 cups sugar, applesauce, 1/3 cup honey, and eggs in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed for 1 minute. Add oat mixture; beat at low speed until well blended. Add half of flour mixture to sugar mixture; beat well. Add remaining flour mixture; beat well. Spoon batter into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 48 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Place dish on a wire rack.
  4. 4. To prepare frosting, melt butter in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup of honey; cook 2 minutes or until bubbly, stirring constantly. Stir in almonds. Quickly pour frosting over cake; spread evenly using a rubber spatula.
  5. 5. Preheat broiler.
  6. 6. Broil cake 1 minute or until frosting is bubbly and golden. Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve with whipped topping; sprinkle with ground cinnamon, if desired.
September 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by JenGor and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Honey Apple Cake Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes for Main Dishes

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy