Oatmeal Cake with Coconut-Walnut Broiled Topping

Oatmeal Cake with Coconut-Walnut Broiled Topping

Ingredients

Cake:

  1. 2 Tablespoons Challenge Butter
  2. 1¼ cups old fashioned rolled oats
  3. 1½ cups boiling water
  4. ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Butter, room temperature
  5. 1 cup granulated sugar
  6. 1 cup brown sugar
  7. 3 large eggs
  8. 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  9. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  10. ½ teaspoon salt
  11. 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Topping:

  1. 2 Tablespoons Challenge Butter, melted
  2. ½ cup brown sugar
  3. ¼ cup milk
  4. ¾ cup shredded coconut
  5. ¾ cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

Cake:

  1. Step 1

    Melt 2 Tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat; add oats and toast until golden brown. Add boiling water to oats, and let sit 20 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  3. Step 3

    Butter 9x13 inch metal pan.

  4. Step 4

    Whisk together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.

  5. Step 5

    Cream ½ cup butter and sugars. Beat in eggs one at a time until mixture is light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture alternately with oatmeal mixture.

  6. Step 6

    Pour batter into prepared pan.

  7. Step 7

    Bake 30 minutes or until center tests done. Remove from oven.

Topping:

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to broil.

  2. Step 2

    Combine topping ingredients in a pan over low heat and spread over warm cake.

  3. Step 3

    Place about 5 inches below the heat source and broil until topping is brown and bubbly (about 2 minutes - watch carefully to avoid burning).

Source: Challenge Home Economist

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