Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe is an oldie from my mom's recipe card box. The paper it is written on is crumbling and brown...this is a traditional recipe that is always a hit with guests, family, or friends.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour hot water over oats, butter and sugars. Cool.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and add. Mix well.
  4. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes in a tube or bundt pan. May also be baked in a 9x13 cake pan but frosting recipe should be doubled.
  5. Frosting:.
  6. Stir and cook sugar, butter, and milk over medium heat to very soft ball stage. Cool.
  7. Beat for several minutes until frosting consistancy is achieved. Add nuts and coconut.

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