Note: Baking this cake is very safe for me. I have no desire to eat it because I do not like coconut. However, it makes my husband oh so happy!!
Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting
1/2 C quick cooking oatmeal
3/4 C boiling water
1/2 C sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
2/3 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 C of shortening
Mix the oatmeal with the boiling water, stir and cover. Mix the
remaining ingredients then stir in the oatmeal mixture. Grease and flour
a 9×9 pan. Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 23-25 minutes.
Coconut Pecan Frosting:
3 TBS melted butter
1/3 C brown sugar
1/2 C sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 C chopped nuts
2 TBS milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Carefully spread frosting
over the top of the cake. Broil until coconut is just brown. Watch very
closely – it doesn’t take long. Cool, slice and serve.