Oatmeal Cake with Brown Butter Icing
Topped with sweet icing, this hearty oatmeal-raisin cake has a homey, old-fashioned feel that’ll have the family requesting it time and again.
FOR THE CAKE, HEAT:
FOR THE ICING, MELT:
Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
For the cake, heat 1½ sticks butter and water in a saucepan until they boil. Pour boiling liquid over oats and let sit 5 minutes. Stir in granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and 1 tsp. vanilla.
Whisk together flour, baking soda, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. cinnamon, and raisins; stir flour mixture into oat mixture and pour into prepared dish. Bake cake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30–35 minutes.
Beat powdered sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon, and pinch of salt into butter with a mixer. Beat in milk and 1 tsp. vanilla until smooth. Spread icing on warm cake and top with pecans.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 65mg 21%
Sodium 298mg 12%
Carbs 62g 20%
Fiber 2g 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.