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Applesauce Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Coconut Topping
1 1/4 C. Applesauce
1 Cup Old-fashioned Oats
1/2 Cup butter or margarine, softened.
1 Cup Sugar
1 Tsp. Vanilla
1 1/2 Cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour.
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
*Broiled Coconut Topping (see below)*
1. Heat applesauce to boiling in 1-quart saucepan over med-high heat. Stir in oats. Let
stand 20 minutes.
2. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom and sides of a square pan, 9x9x2 inches, with
shortening. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until
light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until fluffy. Beat in applesauce mixture until just
mixed. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, scraping bowl once, just
3. Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Meanwhile,
make Broiled Coconut Topping. Spread over hot cake.
4. Set oven control to broil. Broil cake with top 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until
top is golden and bubbly. Cool 30 minutes, serve warm.
Broiled Coconut Topping
3/4 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
3 Tbs. milk