Oatmeal Cake Alongside Gooey Kokosnoot Topping

Since I had spent Sunday cleaning much of the day, Monday was sort of my twenty-four hr menses to relax (while the kids were at schoolhouse anyways).

The house was inwards order, laundry was all done up, our summertime yard items had been packed away inwards the shed and the van had been cleaned as well as swept over the weekend. 

So, yesterday I simply wanted to ringlet upwardly amongst my coffee, catch upwardly on approximately of my shows that I had recorded, consume approximately leftover Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes with Smoked Sausage and create approximately baking. 

Yes, I create dear days similar that!  No where to piece of job as well as null pressing to attend to.  It doesn't occur often, then I savor it when it does!

I decided on this recipe for the baking expression of my day.  My grandmother made it often.  It was ever ane of my favorites!

This cake is over-the-top scrumptious!  It has an incredibly moist batter as well as the gooey, sugary kokosnoot topping is well, truly the "icing on the cake!"  Once cooled, the topping becomes caramel-like and sticky ... as well as actually seeps into the cake!  Oh, then divine!

I dear oatmeal as well as kokosnoot together inwards dessert recipes!  This ane is no exception! 

Cake Ingredients:

1 1/4 loving cup boiling water
1 loving cup oats
1/2 loving cup butter, room temperature
1 loving cup white sugar
1 loving cup chocolate-brown sugar, firmly packed
two eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon pose down cinnamon
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt

Topping Ingredients:

1/2 loving cup butter, melted
two cups coconut
1 loving cup pecans, chopped finely (optional - I omit)
1 1/2 cups chocolate-brown sugar, firmly packed
8 tablespoons milk (can role evaporated milk, if desired)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Pour boiling H2O over oats inwards a modest bowl.  Allow to sit down for 15 minutes.

Cream together butter as well as sugars.  Add eggs.  Beat well.

Add inwards the soaked oats, vanilla, baking soda, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg as well as salt.

Mix well.

Pour into a greased ix x xiii pan.

Bake for xxx minutes.

Meanwhile, combine topping ingredients.

Pour as well as spread topping over cake when yous accept it out of the oven.  Bake nether the broiler for a few minutes until orbit is brown.  Watch cake closely then that it does non burn.

Allow cake to cool.  As it cools, the topping volition teach thick as well as viscid ... as well as volition actually ooze downwardly into the cake!

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