Stay healthy with the delicous and easy Quick & Easy Oatmeal Cake recipe.
Cooking with Oats
Quick & Easy Oatmeal Cake
1 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, cut in small pieces
1 cup boiling water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 8-inch pie plate or square baking pan; set aside.
Place oats in large bowl. Sprinkle brown sugar over top. Place butter pieces on top of sugar, and pour boiling water over all. Let stand for 10 minutes, or until room temperature.
Beat eggs and add to oats. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Using mixing spoon or electric mixer, add dry ingredients to oat mixture, beating just until blended. Add nuts if desired.
Pour into prepared pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool slightly.
Sprinkle top heavily with confectioner’s sugar. Serve warm or cold. Cold cake may be frosted with favorite frosting instead of sprinkled with confectioner’s sugar, if preferred. Cut in wedges to serve.