Oatmeal Cake recipe that is moist, full of oats and easily topped with chocolate chips. This easy cake recipe is made with simple ingredients that yield such a delicious cake, you don't even need frosting!
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water
- 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1-2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Place the oats in a large bowl and pour the boiling water on top. Let the oats soak for about 10 minutes before adding the other ingredients.
Add the eggs, shortening, sugar and brown sugar and mix well. Add the flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon and continue to mix until well combined.
Pour the batter into a greased 9X13 pan and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and then sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly on top. Serve immediately or store at room temperature for up to 3-4 days.