Grammie Bea's Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cake:
  • In a shallow bowl, combine rolled oats and boiling water. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Using a mixer, cream butter until creamy.
  • Gradually beat in sugars, and beat until light.
  • Blend in eggs and vanilla.
  • Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and spices.
  • Remove beaters from creamed mixture.
  • Stir in rolled oat mixture.
  • Fold in flour mixture. Blend well.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured 9" square cake pan.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes Remove from oven, but DO NOT REMOVE CAKE FROM PAN.
  • Topping:
  • Combine all melted butter. brown sugar, canned milk and nuts. Spread over the hot cake.
  • Return the cake to the oven, under the broiler. Broil until the topping is bubbly and tinged with gold. Watch it as it will burn easily.