Rating: 4.5 stars
74 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a great cake for any sweet tooth. It is good served hot too.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Pour water over oats, let stand.

  • Cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine and sugars. Add eggs and blend in a large mixing bowl. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together. Add to sugars and egg mixture. Add vanilla and oats mixture, blend well.

  • Pour batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan.

  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-40 minutes.

  • To Make Icing: Mix together 6 tablespoons melted butter, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, 3/4 cup evaporated milk, coconuts, nuts, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

  • Pour this coconut concoction over the hot cake.

  • Put cake under broiler, and watch close so nuts don't burn, about 5-10 minutes. Serve hot or let cool. Enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

405 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 57g; fat 18.8g; cholesterol 47.4mg; sodium 243.9mg. Full Nutrition