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Grandma Norris's Oatmeal Cake
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a hearty cake everyone will love



  • 1 cube butter
  • 1 cup (225 ml) Quick Oats
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) boiling water
  • 1 cup (225 ml) brown Sugar
  • 1 cup (225 ml) white Sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/1 cup (225 ml) flour
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) soda
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) nutmeg
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup (225 ml) brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) canned milk or cream
  • 1/4 cube butter
  • 1-1/4 cups (300 ml) coconut
  • 1 cup (225 ml) chopped walnuts
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C.).
  • Mix butter, oats & boiling water s and let stand 20 minutes; then add sugars & egg. Set aside.
  • Sift dry ingredients together and add to wet mixture, add vanilla.
  • Beat for 2 min on medium speed.
  • Pour into greased & floured 9x13 inch pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Mix ingredients listed for the topping & spread on the hot cake then broil until crisp (be sure to keep your eye on it).
This recipe has been handed down for several generations & is a family favorite.

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