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Chocolate Oat Cake

4/26/2011 6:05:37 AM

Tags: Faith Moser, recipe, recipes, family recipes, cake, oatmeal, oats, chocolate, walnuts, dessert, brunch

Faith MoserFaith Moser is the creator of eco ike {organic baby t’s + cookbooks full of yummy, healthy and quick recipes for kids and grown-ups}! If you want your little tots to dress green or eat green, visit ecoike.com 

This cake is the perfect addition to a cup of tea, a brunch or dessert! Enjoy this sweet and tender cake that is packed with nutritionally rich foods like oats, cocoa powder, walnuts and semi-sweet chocolate.     

1 cup uncooked oatmeal
1¾ cups boiling water
½ cup butter cut into small cubes and softened
¾ cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
3 eggs
1¾ cups flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups chocolate chips, divided
¾ cups walnuts, chopped

chocolate oat cake 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease and flour a 9-by-13 glass dish and set aside.

2. In a mixing bowl, pour boiling water over oatmeal. Let stand for 10 minutes.

3. After ten minutes, add the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar to the oats, stirring until the butter is melted.

4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

5. Sift flour, cocoa and baking soda together. Add to the batter; mix well. Stir in half (1 cup) of the chocolate chips. Pour into the pan.

6. Sprinkle walnuts and remaining cup of chocolate chips on top.

7. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.



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