Recipe for Oatmeal Cake


    Oatmeal Cake

    1 1/4 cups boiling water
    1 cup raw oatmeal
    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1 cup brown sugar
    2 eggs
    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    Mix together water, oatmeal and butter or margarine in a bowl and let stand for 20 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and bake at 350 degrees F for about 35 minutes in a 13 x 9-inch pan.

    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    1/4 cup cream or milk
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
    1 cup pecans, chopped
    1 cup coconut

    Mix ingredients together and bring to a boil. Spread over cake while still warm. Put under broiler for a few minutes.