Saturday, March 6, 2010

OATMEAL chocolate cake

A gal that works with me handed out this recipe the other day. She said it was really good....and she was right. This was the moistest chocolate cake I have ever made. It uses Oatmeal and that is health food so this is good for you....RIGHT?!?!? I also used wheat Super health food :) If you love German chocolate cake you are gonna love this!
Chocolate Oatmeal Cake
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup oatmeal
let stand for 5-10 minutes
add to oatmeal mixture and mix well:
2 eggs
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c sugar
mix together then add to wet:
1 cup flour (I used 7/8 wheat)
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup cocoa
Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes frost when warm.
Coconut frosting
2 c powdered sugar
4 Tbsp butter
2 cups coconut
1/2 cup milk
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook for 3-4 minutes until thick.Do not over cook. Spread on warm cake.

1 comment:

  1. I wonder if HEAB's coconut butter would be good on this?

    I may try this with applesauce, flax, and dates instead of sugar, butter and eggs. i'm sure it won't taste as decadent though....