Saturday, April 18, 2009

annie's lazy daisy oatmeal cake with cream sauce...

this is one of the things i made for recipe club this month.  it is super sweet & super delicious!  i got this recipe from an old friend of mine name anne.  i love the cream sauce so much i think that i could drink it:)  but i know i would have a really bad sugar high!  hope you enjoy it!


{annie's lazy daisy oatmeal cake}

1 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt

In a small bowl pour boiling water over oats.  Cover & set sit 20 minutes.  In a large bowl, cream sugars & butter until light & fluffy.  Add eggs & vanilla.  Mix in cooked oats until combined.  Sift together all of the dry ingredients & add to butter mix.  Beat until all incorporated.  batter will be thick like a brownie batter.  Spoon into a grease 8x8 pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with some crumbs.  Let cool & drizzle with glaze.

{sweet custard glaze}

1 stick butter
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla

Place all ingredients in a medium sauce pan.  Melt together, stirring constantly, over medium heat.  Bring to a boil, continue stirring, cook until thickened.  Serve over cake either warm or cooled.  Top with whipped cream, nuts &/or coconut.


Dkole said...

Made it tonight! Love it! Yum O

Breezi said...

Hi! I Just ran across this blog... and WOWZA! I can't wait to try everything :)

Just wondering... is that 1/2 CUP butter? It just says 1/2 butter.

Thanks :)