Quick and Easy Oatmeal Cake
12 to 15 servings
Prep Time 30 min.
Standing Time: 20 min.
Baking Time: 30 min.
Broiling Time: 3 min.
Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly
grease 9x13-inch baking pan.
In a bowl, stir together 1-1/2 cup
boiling water and oats. You want to let it stand for 20 minutes. In a large bowl at medium speed with
an electric mixer, beat 1/2-cup butter (or margarine), 1-cup sugar,
and a 1-cup brown sugar until creamy.
Add cinnamon and nutmeg, vanilla
extract, and eggs, beating well. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt
just until moisten. Beat in oatmeal.
Pour into pan. Bake for 30
minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center come out clean. Combine remaining 1-1/2 cups brown
sugar, coconut, pecan, 1/2-cup butter (or margarine), and milk. Spread over warm cake. Broil
8-inches from heat 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown.