Oatmeal Praline Cake

4.5
(18)

An easy spice cake. An old recipe of my grandmother's.

1
Prep Time:
50 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
1 9-inch square pan

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups boiling water

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ cup unsalted butter

  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 1 egg

  • ¾ cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. In a medium bowl, combine boiling water and oats. Stir, then set aside for 40 minutes. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the oat mixture. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. While cake is baking prepare topping.

  4. In a medium bowl, cream 3 tablespoons butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 egg and 3 tablespoons milk. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread over hot cake. Return cake to oven for 10 minutes or until the topping is golden. Cool and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

586 Calories
23g Fat
92g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 586
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 226mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 92g 33%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 67g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 200mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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