Yes this cake has oatmeal in it.. delicious!!
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This cake is so moist, and the oats means it’s a tasty way to add fiber to the diet. The taste of caramel and coconut together in this cake.. is oh so mouth watering!! You probably have never had a cake like it but it will instantly become one of your new favorites! Make sure to change the temperature to 325 degrees if your using a glass baking pan, the cake will cook fast!! Enjoy!



12 to 15 servings
Author The Food Nanny


  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • Caramel Coconut Glaze
  • 1/4 cup 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 cup coconut
  • 3/4 chopped pecans or walnuts optional


  • Boil the water in a small saucepan. Stir in the oats. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg onto a square of wax paper (or mix in a bowl). Set aside.
  • Beat the butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl. Add vanilla and eggs and beat well. Stir in the oats mixture. Stir in the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake 45 to 55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Mix the glaze and spread it on the warm cake.
  • Caramel Coconut Glaze
  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Add the brown sugar and milk. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and add the coconut and nuts, if using.



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