" Ma's" Oatmeal Cake and Icing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

This recipe is a very old family recipe that came from my great grandmother who passed in 1988 at the age of 87. This a very heavy, moist cake. Hope you enjoy it as much as our family has for many years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl combine quick oats, margarine, and boiling water. Cover and allow margarine to melt, and mixture to cool a bit.
  2. Mix remaining cake ingredients and mix well.
  3. Spread into 9x13 greased and lightly floured cake pan.
  4. Bake at 350°F for approximately 35 minutes or until done.
  5. For icing: Mix icing ingredients until well blended. Spread over cooled cake and put under broiler until coconut browns (watch this closely, the coconut will brown fast).
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5 5

Terrific cake, my friends loved it! thanks so much for posting it