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Oatmeal Chocolate Cake Recipe with Coconut Pecan Frosting

An irresistible chocolate cake recipe everybody will adore

Chocolate Cake Recipe from Shelley Adams Whitewater Cooks and Icing Recipes from Susan Holwegner (my mother!) 


At present July seventh is World Chocolate Day so we’re posting a soulful meals recipe since balanced dwelling ought to all the time embrace meals chosen completely for style and social enjoyable. 

Because the Chocoholic Nutritionist naturally you possibly can wager if I’m making a birthday cake for a member of the family, I’m going to make a chocolate cake.  Right here is my go-to recipe for my favourite chocolate cake. I’d personally recommend the coconut pecan frosting as my primary alternative, however this cake can also be scrumptious with a standard chocolate cream cheese icing too.  

This chocolate cake recipe doubles fantastically to suit right into a 12 1/2-inch spherical cake pan (or a 9 by 13-inch cake pan) and feeds no less than 16 and extra, if a few of them are little ones.

Serves 8  

What You Want 

Oatmeal Chocolate Cake Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Icing Possibility 1:  Coconut Pecan Frosting Substances  

  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 cup chopped pecans 

Icing Possibility 2: Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing 

  • 1 8oz bundle of cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 ½ cups icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla 

Methods to Make the Oatmeal Chocolate Cake Recipe

  1. Pour boiling water right into a small mixing bowl with oats. Let stand 10 minutes. 
  2. In a big mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar collectively till gentle and creamy. Add eggs one by one, then vanilla. 
  3. In one other bowl, sift collectively flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. 
  4. Alternating moist and dry, add oat combination and dry substances to creamed butter combination in three components. Stir after every addition till easy. 
  5. Pour batter right into a greased 9-inch springform pan. 
  6. Bake at 350°F for roughly half-hour till skewer inserted into center of cake comes out clear. 
  7. Ice along with your favourite icing or cowl in whipped cream! 


In case you are making coconut pecan frosting: 

  1. Mix the primary 5 icing substances in a pot and stir over medium warmth till thickened, about 12 minutes. 
  2. Add flaked coconut and chopped pecans 
  3. Stir till thick sufficient to unfold 

In case you are as an alternative making chocolate cream cheese icing: 

  1. Mix all of the substances in your mixer and beat till easy. 

Should you tried this Oatmeal Chocolate Cake recipe, tell us and share your ideas down beneath within the feedback or tag us on Fb and Instagram @healthstandnutrition! 

Vitamins per serving

742 Energy 
95.5 g Carbohydrate 
12 g Protein 
37 g Fats 
6 g Fiber 

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