Oatmeal Praline Cake17 Reviews
- Prep: 50 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 50 min
“An easy spice cake. An old recipe of my grandmothers.” - by Lesa Caruso
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch square pan
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. In a medium bowl, combine boiling water and oats. Stir, then set aside for 40 minutes. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the oat mixture. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. While cake is baking prepare topping.
- In a medium bowl, cream 3 tablespoons butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 egg and 3 tablespoons milk. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread over hot cake. Return cake to oven for 10 minutes or until the topping is golden. Cool and cut into squares.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 439 cal
- 17.2 g
- 68.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (17)Rate This Recipe
"This is not meant to be baked in a 9x9 pan, a 9x13 is more like it! Very good flavor!..." See more"
"This brings back wonderful memoryies of baking with my grandma when I was young. I don't have her recipe but this is exactly like the one she made right down to the frosting, we must have doubled ther..." See more recipe as we always made a 9x13, It is easy, moist,dense and flavorful. Thanks for sharing, I can't wait to make it for my family."
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