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Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

My grandmother, DeDe, used to make this cake. It's warm, moist, spicy, and delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cake:.
  2. Place quick oats in a bowl and pour boiling water over the top. Stir and set aside.
  3. Cream butter with sugar and brown sugar.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add vanilla extract.
  6. In a separate bowl combine flour and spices.
  7. Add cooked oatmeal and the flour mixture to the butter mixture.
  8. Stir until just combined.
  9. Pour cake batter into a greased 9x13 cake pan.
  10. Bake at 350 for 25 - 35 minutes.
  11. Frosting:.
  12. Combine all frosting ingredients in a sauce pan.
  13. Bring to a rolling boil for 1 minute.
  14. Pour over hot cake.
  15. Allow cake to cool before slicing.