Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake

READY IN: 43mins
Recipe by startnover

There are lot's of versions to this recipe, this is my favorite. A very moist, dense cake that we've taken to picnics and served at dinners as well.

Top Review by ChefMom

This is a wonderful recipe! So moist and very flavorful. My Grandmother made this when I was a child and would visit her farm. Now I enjoy making it for my own Grandaughter!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour boiling water over oatmeal. Let it cool, and add all other ingredients 1 at a time.
  2. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  3. While cake is baking, mix all topping ingredients together, when cake comes out of oven, top w/ the topping mixture and put it under the broiler for 3 minutes---be careful not to burn, watch it!
  4. Serve warm or cooled.

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