Texas Oatmeal Cake With Bananas

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I was given this recipe by a friend in 1965 and it is such a rich, good cake. I am listing my German chocolate icing here that I use with it,you can use store bought too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil. Add oats and oleo. Remove from heat and let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Add to oat mixture: Rest of ingredients.
  3. Bake in prepared cake pans at 350°F for about 30 minutes or till knife comes out clean when checked.
  4. Cool and ice with prepared icing or can use my recipe for here (like a German Chocolate icing).
  5. **Icing for this cake**:.
  6. Bring to boil: Evaporated milk, oleo, sugar, vanilla. Boil for 3-4 minutes. Add coconut and nuts.


Most Helpful

Was looking for a "healthy" recipe to use up some bananas. Made per the recipe, but was too sweet for us, and a bit heavy. Didn't make the icing -

dianegrapegrower November 29, 2009

Wonderful recipe and easy too ! I wanted to make your yummy looking icing but ,(SOB!)no one else in the family likes cocnut except me ! I am sure I will be making this cake many more times to come !

Theresa P January 15, 2006

Not only was this recipe easy and fast, the family loved it. I used a chocolate glaze because my family doesn't care for coconut. This recipe is definately a keeper.

CHAUNCEY2 November 12, 2005

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