How to make it

  • Measure oats into a mixing bowl, add boiling water, stir and cool.
  • Cream both sugars, butter and shortening and butter.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, beat very well.
  • Sift dry ingredents in batches into the creamed mixture mixing well.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 9x13 pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven.
  • While cake is baking, make frosting, have ready.
  • Mix frosting ingredents together and mix well.
  • When cake is done spread frosting on hot cake, place under broiler for a few minutes to brown.
  • Serve with a dollop of fresh whipped cream or cool whip
  • Soooooooo good.

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  • mother_earths_moon_child 9 years ago
    my favorite cake in the world, comfort food at its best.
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  • lipsantos 10 years ago
    Broiled toppings are such a quick and easy way to finish a cake and my husband loves them made with coconut; it gets nice and toasted under the broiler.
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    I can remember my mom making this and I didn't have a recipe. Now I can make it again. Thank you so very much for sharing.
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