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OATMEAL CAKE


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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup oatmeal (I have used both kinds but prefer the regular oats)
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups flour
1 t. soda
1 t. cinnamon
2 t. vanilla
6 T. butter (no substitute)
1/4 c. milk
1/4 c. chopped nutmeats
1 cup coconut


Pour 1-1/2 cups boiling water, 1 cup oatmeal in bowl and mix together.


Let set aside 20 minutes.


In another bowl mix 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup shortening and 2 eggs.


Cream well, then add oatmeal mixture, 1-1/2 cups flour, 1 t. soda, 1 t. cinnamon, 1 t. vanilla.


Boil 1/2 c. brown sugar, 6 T. butter and 1/4 c. milk for three minutes.


Add 1/4 c. chopped nutmeats, 1 cup coconut and 1 t. vanilla.


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Notes

I was told this is a Pennsylvania Dutch recipe

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