|Quick oatmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Stir together the oatmeal, boiling water and butter until butter melts.
Add the eggs and beat, then add sugar and bcat mixture again.
Sift together the flour, soda, cinnamon and salt and add to cake mixture with the vanilla.
Beat all well.
Pour into greased and floured 9x 13" pan.
Bake at 350-dcgrces for about 32 minutes.
When done and still hot, spread with the following topping.
Mix together in heavy pan 3/4 cup brown sugar,'3/4 cup pecan pieces (or other chopped nuts), 6 tablespoons butter and 1/2 cup condensed milk (1/2 cup coconut, optional).
Cream and cook until thick (but not loo long).Evenly place mixture on cake.
Place cake under broiler until topping becomes bubbly.