Oatmeal Raisin Cake

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Jun 3, 2004
Oatmeal Raisin Cake


12 inch Dutch Oven

1 ½ cups White Lily plain flour
1 ½ cups oatmeal
1 stick of butter
½ cup raisins
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
3 eggs, well beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla
½ cup chopped nuts
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 ½ cups boiling water
vegetable oil or PAM cooking spray
1 plastic tub cream cheese icing


Grease and dust with flour the sides and bottom of Dutch oven. Place in mixing bowl, oatmeal, butter and raisins. Pour boiling water over mixture and let stand for about 15 minutes.
Add sugar, brown sugar, beaten eggs and vanilla. Stir in
flour , nuts, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Mix well with mixer. Pour into prepared oven.
Place 16 coals on top and 10 coals around bottom. This will be at 350 degrees. Cook for about 40 - 45 minutes. When done, remove from oven and cool. Frost with icing.

NOTE: Home made icing, 3 cups of powder sugar, 1 eight ounce cream cheese and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix with mixer till creamy.
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