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Oatmeal Cake

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This cake is our favorite cake recipe!  The oatmeal gives it a moist and tender texture, then the caramel coconut pecan frosting is amazing.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 3/4 C whole oats
  • 2 1/4 C boiling water
  • 3/4 C oil
  • 1 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 C flour

Frosting

  • 3/4 C + 1 Tb brown sugar
  • 3/4 C + 1 Tb butter
  • 3 tsp milk
  • 3/4 C pecans, chopped
  • 3/4 C coconut

Instructions

  1. Spray a 9×13 baking pan with non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add boiling water to oats in a medium bowl and allow to sit. In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, sugars and eggs. Mix in the oatmeal, then the remaining dry ingredients. Beat until combined, pour into your prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  3. For the topping, combine the sugar, butter and milk in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from the heat and add the pecans and coconut. Spread over the baked cake while it is hot, then put it back in the oven for 5 minutes. Allow cake to cool completely before serving.
  • Author: Carole Jones

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/20th
  • Calories: 372
  • Sugar: 38g
  • Sodium: 266mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg