My Best Oatmeal Cake Recipe

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My Best Oatmeal Cake
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  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • confectioners' sugar , optional


  1. Place oats in a small bowl; add boiling water. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add oat mixture and egg; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat until combined.
  3. Pour into an 8-in. fluted tube pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 22-27 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 405.31 Kcal (1697 kJ)
Calories from fat 87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.67g 15%
Cholesterol 27.28mg 9%
Sodium 218.92mg 9%
Potassium 49.31mg 1%
Total Carbs 73.4g 24%
Sugars 27.59g 110%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Protein 5.12g 10%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 26.4mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 233.68 Kcal (978 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.57g 15%
Cholesterol 15.73mg 9%
Sodium 126.22mg 9%
Potassium 28.43mg 1%
Total Carbs 42.32g 24%
Sugars 15.91g 110%
Dietary Fiber 0.29g 2%
Protein 2.95g 10%
Iron 0.3mg 3%
Calcium 15.2mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.8
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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