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Oatmeal Praline Cake

An easy spice cake. An old recipe of my grandmothers.

Oatmeal Praline Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   3 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 3 tablespoons milk 1 egg 3/4 cup flaked coconut 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. In a medium bowl, combine boiling water and oats. Stir, then set aside for 40 minutes. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Set aside.

2 In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the oat mixture. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3 Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. While cake is baking prepare topping.

4 In a medium bowl, cream 3 tablespoons butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 egg and 3 tablespoons milk. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread over hot cake. Return cake to oven for 10 minutes or until the topping is golden. Cool and cut into squares.

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