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Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

"This is an easy and wholesome cake to bake."
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Ingredients

servings 240 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x8 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the rolled oats and butter. Mix in boiling water. Set aside to cool.
  3. Beat together the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla; add to cooled oat mixture and mix well.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa. Add to wet ingredients and mix well. Spread into the prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool, and remove pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 240 calories; 9.1 g fat; 38.4 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 317 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very nice recipe, however I did make some changes. First, I was running low on brown sugar, so I used 3/4 cup brown, and 3/4 cup white. Then, I added WAY more coco powder then called for. (Proba...

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This cake was moist, fluffy, and even a bit chewy because of the oatmeal. The consistency was excellent, but unfortunately there wasn't much favor!

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Very nice recipe, however I did make some changes. First, I was running low on brown sugar, so I used 3/4 cup brown, and 3/4 cup white. Then, I added WAY more coco powder then called for. (Proba...

This is a great recipe. I substituted applesauce for the butter and added 1 tsp of cinnamon and 1 extra Tablespoon of cocoa powder. It turned out moist and flavorful with a unique texture.

I replaced the butter with applesauce and added 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. It was moist and delicious. Thanks for sharing.

Sold a lot of these at our harvest barzar. Everyone wanted the recipe.

This cake was moist, fluffy, and even a bit chewy because of the oatmeal. The consistency was excellent, but unfortunately there wasn't much favor!

I'm surprised at how good this one turned out. I did not have a square pan, so I used a round instead. Since I was taking it to a potluck, I frosted it lightly as well. It was a hit.

Great cake! I brought some to work and everyone liked it. It's very moist and so easy to make! It could be topped with whipped cream, fruit or frosting if you'd like. I don't think it needs anyt...

DELICIOUS!! If your cake turns out with not enough flavor, switch to a different baking cocoa! I used Ghiradelli and it was absolutely full of chocolate flavor! Also remember that this recipe is...

This is a really easy and fun recipe to make with the kids and - they'll love the end result. For fun I put mini M&Ms on the top.