Delicious and moist this Oatmeal Cake has a wonderful topping and is sure to become a family favorite.

Things You'll Need

In a small pot boil water and add the quick cooking oatmeal. Stir, remove from heat and let sit for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl beat butter until fluffy, add sugars and beat until combined. Add in vanilla and eggs. Beat until well blended. Mix in cooled oatmeal.

In another bowl combing flour, baking powder & soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir to combine.

Mix flour mixture into egg/sugar mixture, until thoroughly combined.

Pour oatmeal cake mixture into a greased & floured 13×9 baking pan. Spread the batter out evenly and bake 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Let Cool.

While cake is cooling. Make the topping. 5 tablespoons butter, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons milk, 3/4 cup ch0ppped walnuts or peacans, and 3/4 cup flaked coconut.

In small saucepan combine all Oatmeal Cake topping ingredients. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until butter is melted and all ingredients are combined.

Top cake with prepared topping, smooth topping over cake, evenly.

Broil cake topping on low broil until topping is nice and bubbly. 2-8 minutes. Check topping every minute or so, it can burn quickly. Cool down and enjoy.


  • Check topping often, it can burn quickly!