Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

LAZY DAY OATMEAL CAKE

Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

This cake is a family favorite and I have been making it for many years.  I took this cake to functions at work, reunions, and family gatherings.  I have never brought any home with me. It is wonderful for any holiday, Easter or Mother’s Day.

Ingredients for Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake:

Boiling water

Quick-cooking oats

Butter or margarine

White sugar

Brown sugar

Vanilla

Eggs

All-purpose flour

Baking soda

Salt

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

Frosting:

Butter or margarine

Brown sugar

Half and a half or can use evaporated milk

Walnuts (can use pecans)

shredded or flaked coconut

Note: The last time I made this cake I cut the brown sugar from 2 cups to 1 in the cake. I could not tell the difference.

Recipe Feedback: “The best dessert! I make this for every potluck and church function. Thank you for these recipes. This is one of my favorites.”-Lorrie

“I get so many requests to make this cake when we are having pot-lucks at work. Fabulous recipe. Thanks for sharing.”-Cindy

 

Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

This cake is a family favorite and I have been making it for many years. I took this cake to functions at work, reunions and family gatherings.

Cake Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps. soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsps. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons half and half or can use evaporated milk
  • 1 cup chopped or broken walnuts can use pecans
  • 3 cups shredded or flaked coconut
  1. Pour boiling water over oats, cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Beat butter until creamy; slowly add sugars; beat until fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs. Add oats mixture and mix well.

  2. Add flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well. Pour into a sprayed 9 x 13 inch cake pan and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Let cool.

  3. Mix all ingredients together, spread over cake. Place cake under broiler in oven until frosting becomes bubbly. Serve cake warm or cold.

The last time I made this cake I cut the brown sugar from 2 cups to 1 in the cake. I could not tell the difference.

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Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

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