Chocolate Oat Cake

| 4/26/2011 6:05:37 AM

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 

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.