OATMEAL CAKE

1 1/2 boiling water
1 cup oats

1/2 cup butter

1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt

Grease and lightly flour a 13 X 9 X 2-inch baking pan.

Pour water over oats and let set while mixing batter.

Cream butter and sugars; add eggs,  flour, cinnamon, soda, salt and oats.  
Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Topping:


5 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup coconut

Spread on cake and broil.

Servings: 12
                                                                                                     Source: Mabel Doades