Oatmeal Cake

Our Mom - Yvonne Kay Marshall

Our Mom – Yvonne Kay Marshall

My mother had a couple of really good whole wheat/healthy recipe books. I copied a few recipes from them years ago, and this was one of them. I apologize for not making note of the names of the books.

This was a favorite of mine, it’s very tasty and moist. In fact I usually don’t even make the icing it’s that good.


From Mom’s Kitchen

1 ½  C.       Boiling Water

1        C.      Oatmeal

½      C       Butter

1        C       White Sugar

1        C       Brown Sugar

1        tsp.   Vanilla

2                 Eggs

1 ½   C       Wheat Flour

1        tsp    Baking Soda

½      tsp    Salt

1        tsp    Cinnamon

1        tsp    Nutmeg

Pour water over oats. Let stand 20 minutes. Beat butter. Add sugar, vanilla, and eggs. Stir in oatmeal mixture. Sift dry ingredients and add to mixture. Pour into greased 9×9 square pan.

Bake at 350° for 50 min.


¼      C       Melted Butter

½      C       brown Sugar

3       Tbl.   Cream ( or undiluted canned milk)

½      C       Nuts

1        C       Coconuts

Cook in pan over medium-hot heat – Combine all ingredients and boil until bubbly.  Let cool for just a few minutes. Spread onto cake.


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