Aunt Helen's Oatmeal Cake

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Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
Serves:

Preparation time:
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Ingredients

1 1/2 c boiling water
1 c oatmeal
1/4 stick butter
1 c white sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
1 1/3 c sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 pinch baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon

Topping
6 Tbs butter
1/4 c cream
1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c coconut
1/2 c nuts, chopped
1 tsp vanilla

Method

Pour boiling water over oatmeal. Add butter. Let it stand 20 minutes or until the butter is melted.

Combine sugar, eggs, flour, salt, soda, powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix well. Add this mixture to the oatmeal and mix well.

Bake in a flat pan 35 minutes.

When baked, spread topping over it and put it back in the oven for a few minutes.

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