Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

chocolate oatmeal cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water

  • 1 cup oatmeal

  • 1/2 cup shortening

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup cocoa

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  1. Pour 1 1/2 cup boiling water over 1 cup oatmeal.

  2. Stir well and set aside to cool.

  3. Cream 1/2 cup shortening and 1 1/2 cup sugar.

  4. Add 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla.

  5. Sift and add 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup cocoa, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon soda.

  6. Add oatmeal to mixture and bake in large pan 45 minutes at 350 degrees.