Friday, March 18, 2011

Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Coconut Frosting

This is my Grandma's recipe. It's really moist and buttery and so yummy!

Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Coconut Frosting
Joann Reed
Cake
1 ½ cups boiling water
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 ⅓ cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
Frosting
½ cup evaporated milk
1 cup white sugar
6 TBSPs butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes

1. To make cake: In a large mixing bowl, pour boiling water over oats and butter. Stir and let stand until melted. Add eggs, sugars, flour, vanilla, salt, soda, and spices; mix well.
2. Pour into 9x13 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
3. To make frosting: In small saucepan, heat evaporated milk and sugar until dissolved. Add butter and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and coconut; mix well (will  be very runny).
4. Pour onto warm cake, and spread evenly. Broil for 3-5 minutes or until coconut is lightly browned.

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