Apricot Oatmeal Cake

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs
  • Servings: 9
  • About This Recipe

    “Nice for lunchbox, coffee/tea time, snacks”

    Ingredients

    Cake

  • 1 1/4 cupsboiling water
  • 1cupoats
  • 1 1/4 cupswhole wheat flour
  • 1teaspoonbaking powder
  • 1teaspoonbaking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/2 teaspoonnutmeg
  • 1/2 cupmargarine
  • 1 1/2 cupsbrown sugar, packed
  • 2eggs
  • 3/4 cupdried apricot, finely chopped
  • topping

  • 3tablespoonsmargarine
  • 1/2 cupbrown sugar, packed
  • 3tablespoonslight cream( I use milk)
  • 1cupflaked coconut
  • 1/2 cupnuts, chopped
  • Directions

  • Cake———-.
  • Pour boiling water over oats.
  • Stir and set aside.
  • Combine next 5 dry ingredients.
  • Cream margarine, brown sugar and eggs together until light.
  • Stir in oats, flour mixture and apricots.
  • Blend thoroughly.
  • Spread batter into 9 inch square pan sprayed with veggie spray.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Topping———-.
  • Prepare topping while cake is baking.
  • Melt margarine in small saucepan.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Spread evenly on warm cake.
  • Broil 6 inches below element for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool.
  • Reviews

  • “Delicious! I substituted 1/2 cup of pureed prunes for the margarine and left off the topping. Turned out great– thanks!”

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