Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Isn’t Just Breakfast Food

Real Restaurant Dessert Recipe

If you have the right Cake Recipe ... and now you do, you can create a wonderful oatmeal cake dessert.

"Let them eat cake" takes on a new meaning with this recipe!

Oatmeal Cake Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Dessert Recipe

Preparation time: 25 minutes. Serves 12-16 depending on portion.


  • 1 1/4 cups of boiling water
  • 1 cup quick oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Topping for cake (recipe included here)



  • Pour boiling water over the oatmeal
  • Cream shortening, brown sugar and white sugar
  • Add eggs beating well after each addition
  • Whip up the oat mixture and add it to the creamed mixture
  • Combine the flour, soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a sifter
  • Sift gradually into the other ingredients, beating after each addition
  • Blend in vanilla
  • Bake in 8 X 12 inch pan in a 350 degree F oven for 45-50 minutes

Now make your cake topping

Cake Topping


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  • Cream the butter with the brown sugar
  • Add the 2 egg yolks and beat well
  • Blend in the chopped nuts
  • Spread the topping over the hot cake and return to the oven for 5-10 minutes


That’s it! Good job!

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"You have to eat oatmeal or you'll dry up. Anybody knows that."

Kay Thompson