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Orange Oatmeal Crunch Cake

Servings 18


  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • zest of 1 medium size orange

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons cream
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 1.Combine the hot water and oatmeal, let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2.In a large bowl, beat the eggs, butter, brown and white sugars until creamy.
  • 3. Add the oatmeal, flour, salt, baking soda, orange zest and chopped pecans. Beat until just incorporated.
  • 4. Pour the batter into a greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the topping over the cake. Broil for 2 minutes, watching carefully so it doesn't burn.

Topping Directions

  • Place the room temperature butter and brown sugar in a medium bowl. stir to combine. Add the pecan pieces and cream. Mix until everything is incorporated. Sprinkle the topping over the cake with your fingers.