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Oatmeal Cake

Ingredients for Oatmeal Cake:
  • 11 fl. oz. (330ml.) water
  • 3 oz. (90g.) oatmeal
  • 3 1/2 oz. (105g.) butter
  • 8 1/2 oz. (265g.) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs ) separate yolks & whites)
Sifted Together:
  • 5 1/2 oz. (170g.) flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
Topping Ingredients:
  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 6 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs. milk
  • 5 oz. (155g.) blanched almonds (chopped)
  1. Bring water to boil. Add oatmeal, stirring till cooked. Cool for 20 mins.
  2. Beat butter and brown sugar together till creamy.
  3. Add egg yolks to it one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in cooked oatmeal.
  5. Fold in flour mixture and mix well.
  6. Beat egg whites till stiff and fold into mixture.
  7. Pour mixture into a lightly greased and lined 8-in. (20-cm.) round layer spring-form cake tin. Bake in a preheated oven at a 350°F for 40-50 mins.
  8. To prepare topping. Cream butter and brown sugar till light. Stir in milk.
  9. Spread over cake and sprinkle with chopped almonds.
  10. Put in oven again till lightly browned.
  11. Loosen edges of cake with knife. Push from base and remove cake. Cool and peel off paper.
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