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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cake

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"This quick and simple recipe makes enough chocolate chip-studded cake to delight a crowd."
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servings 203
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 10 x 15 x 1 inch cake)


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  1. Mix water and oatmeal in mixing bowl, and let sit 10 minutes.
  2. Add sugars, butter or margarine, and eggs. Mix well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, cocoa, and salt. Blend.
  4. Pour into greased and floured 10 x 15 x 1 inch jelly roll pan. Top with chocolate chips and chopped nuts.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 203 calories; 8.3 31.5 2.7 26 138 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Extremely easy and quick to make. I use chips only on top and bake in 9 x 13 pan.

Most helpful critical review

Easy, moist cake BUT flavour is lack, lack, lacking. IF I was to make again(not sure that I will)would definitely add cinnamon other reviews suggested and mix in the nuts and chocolate chips.

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Extremely easy and quick to make. I use chips only on top and bake in 9 x 13 pan.

Yummy!! A really good cake. I mixed the chocolate chips in and used a 9x13 and baked it about 30 min. Turned out great, will be making this again. Thanks

Awesom! Followed recipe. Then I tweaked just a tab. The nuts and chocolate chips were added in the mixture and on top. Added 1/2 teaspoon cinamon! Baked it in 9" x 13" pan. I am getting ready to...

I was hopping on here to add this recipe but darn if it isn't already here! It's EXACTLY like my moms's recipe which she gave to me 18 yrs. ago as a wedding shower gift ... I've been consuming ...

Fabulous! Easy to make, not too sweet. Very moist and delicious. I made 2 8" cakes with favorable results.

This has long been a family favorite. It is best served warm and with vanilla ice cream. A great treat for those who do not like frosting. I had lost this recipe and it is wonderful to find. T...

This is a really good base snack cake recipe that you can easily play around with. To make it a (tad) healthier, I usually reduce the butter to 1/4 cup and add 1/4 cup cinnamon applesauce. I als...

Definitely not the most eye-catching dessert, but the taste more than makes up for the less-than-appealing appearance. I made this into a layer cake, covering it with a peanut butter frosting, ...

Great recipe, especially for new cake bakers. Extremely easy and quick to make, and came out very moist. I tried Darrol J. Unruh's suggestion below of adding a 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and it ...