Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 40 mins

It's funny how two families can come together with both serving the same delicious oatmeal cake! Both of my Grandmother's made this wonderful cake when I was young and I love making it for anyone & everyone now.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour boiling water over oats and let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Cream, until light & fluffy, the white sugar, brown sugar and shortening.
  4. Add eggs, mixing well.
  5. Add oatmeal mixture, beat.
  6. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda and vanilla, again mixing well.
  7. Pour into a well greased 9x13 inch casserole dish.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  9. * Mix together ALL of the icing ingredients and spread over hot cake. Place back in the oven, for an additional 7-10 minutes.