Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

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I don’t know why this cake is called lazy daisy, but it is good.

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Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

Joan Donogh
Oatmeal cake with a broiled nut and coconut topping.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12



  • 1 cup uncooked rolled oats instant or regular
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cream or milk
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts



  • In a shallow bowl, combine rolled oats and boiling water. Let sit for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In mixer bowl cream butter. Add sugars and beat until light. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Mix flour, baking soda, salt and spices.
  • Remove beaters from creamed mixture. Stir in rolled oat mixture. Fold in flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into a greased 9 inch square cake pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes. Remove from oven.


  • Combine all ingredients. Spread over the hot cake.
  • Return the cake to the oven, under the broiler. Broil until the topping is bubbly and tinged with gold. Watch it as it will burn easily.



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