Val Howard's Oatmeal Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by SharleneW

A wonderful cinnamon, oatmeal cake with a nutty topping. Good warm or cold. I got this recipe in the early 70s from a friend I haven't seen in about 30 years. Hello Val!

Top Review by Barb G.

This is a Great tasting moist, easy to make cake. I have been making this same cake since the early 60's. Thank you for posting it so that other may enjoy it also.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water and 1 cube margarine to a boil in a small medium-sized pan.
  2. Add oats and let stand 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mix together sugar, flour, cinnamon, soda and baking powder.
  4. Pour oatmeal over dry ingredients and break 2 eggs over that.
  5. Mix by hand until blended.
  6. Pour in greased and floured 9 x 13-inch cake pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until done.
  8. While cake is baking, mix together nuts, butter, sugar and vanilla.
  9. When cake is done, remove from oven and spread nut mixture over top.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a