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Get the recipe for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake




  • 1 ¾ cups boiling water 
  • 1 cup uncooked oatmeal 
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs 
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 tap baking cocoa 
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts (optional)


In a mixing bowl, pour water over oatmeal. Allow to stand 10 minutes. Add sugars and butter, stirring until the butter melts. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Sift flour, soda, cocoa and salt together. Add to batter. Mix well. Stir in half the chocolate chips. Pour into a greased 9x13 baking pan. Sprinkle top of cake with walnuts and remaining chips. Bake 350° for about 40 minutes.



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