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5 from 4 votes

Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Easy and Delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Cake
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Chocolat Oatmeal Cake
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats uncooked
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine or 3/4 cup or 12 tablespoons softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons 100% pure cocoa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecan halves Could use walnuts

Instructions

  • Place oats in a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 10 minutes.  In a mixing bowl using a mixer cream together brown sugar, white sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk together the flour, salt, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon.
  • Add the flour to the creamed mixture along with the oats.  Mix well with mixer.  Fold in 1 cup of the chocolate chips and pour batter into a sprayed 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top of the batter along with the nuts.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 35-45 minutes checking for doneness as ovens vary.  This cake does not need frosting. 8-10 Servings