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Awesome Oat Cake with Broiled Topping

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Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups boiling water
1 cup quick or old fashioned oats
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Broiled Coconut Topping:
1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup quick or old fashioned oats
3 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease and flour 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. For Cake: In a medium bowl, pour boiling water over oats and mix well; set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
  4. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Stir in reserved oat mixture and flour mixture.
  5. Pour batter into pan.
  6. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Transfer cake in pan to wire rack.
  7. For Broiled Coconut Topping: In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread evenly over top of warm cake.
  8. Broil about 4-inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until topping is bubbly. Watch closely; topping burns easily.
  9. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.

Makes 12 servings.