April 01, 2011

Feature Friday - Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Walnut Frosting

Many years ago I had my a roommate introduce me to this cake.  I thought it was absolutely divine, but later I lost the recipe.  Then the other day I spotted it HERE on the Mother Huddle.  I was thrilled.  It was the long lost cake recipe!  Hallelujah!


I decided to make it for my dad's birthday last week.  It was a crowd pleaser.  I wish I could give you a slice.  I guess a virtual slice will have to do.


I feel like this post needs another picture, but I figured you probably didn't want to see one of me laying on the couch with the top button of my pants undone because I ate too much cake.  Not pretty :)  If you want to try the recipe you'll find it HERE.  Thanks for sharing it with us Maria!

And thank YOU for reading.

12 comments:

  1. It looks awesome, I think i will try making it for easter :)

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  2. Wow! I haven't even thought about that cake in years! I found it 30 yrs. ago when I was first married in Joy of Cooking, love it & made it often. Maybe it's time to make it again.

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  3. this is sometimes called amish breakfast cake! i love cake for breakfast!

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  4. This looks like one of my favorite cakes. We call it O' Boy Oatmeal cake. Now I'm craving it.

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  5. Mmm yum! I make a really similar cake but with sunflower seeds instead of oatmeal. One of my mom's friends gave her the recipe in the 70s, "Sunny Oatmeal Cake". Love it!
    I made it a few months ago and one of my dogs decided that she loved it to and ate about a third of it. Thats what I get for leaving it too close to the edge of the counter!

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  6. It looks delicious!! I am just making it right now for my husband's best friend's birthday, I will have to let you know later how it tasted. Maybe I will post a pic. thank you for sharing something easy today when I needed it the most!

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  7. I am drooling!! This is the perfect weekend for cake making (what day isn't though ;). Thanks for sharing!

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  8. This looks so yummy!

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  9. That is such a yummy cake, I tried making it a cupcakes for mothers day. I don't think we are so into baking with oats here in England but I have been converted. Check out how I got on here http://www.littlepaperbees.com/2011/04/mothers-day-baking.html

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  10. Thanks but no Thanks cause now I am totally in love with it.....but I shouldn't eat it! ;)

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  11. Um...Wow. So I saw this the other day and thought I needed to find a reason to make it. I was in charge of a desert for my recipe group with my friends and can I just say AMAZING! It was gobbled up and I am going to start making it weekly (or daily...) thanks for sharing!

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