|Oatmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Oil||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Pour 1 1/2 cups hot water over 1 cup uncooked oatmeal.
Mix sugars, oil, eggs, flour, soda and vanilla.
Beat well until well mixed.
Add oatmeal and stir well.
Bake at 350° in 9 x 12-inch pan for 40 minutes.
Icing: Mix sugar, butter and milk.
Bring to a boil.
Boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and beat until thick.
Add coconut and nuts to taste.
Spread over warm cake and place under broiler until icing bubbles, 2 to 3 minutes.