Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Oatmeal Banana Picnic Cake

For #gno tonight we are talking about summer dishes. Here's another use for bananas other than bread (special for @designmama) It comes from my dear college roommate Ximen:

1 cup oatmeal
1 1/4 c. boiling water
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/3 cup flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1-2 over ripe bananas mashed

Mix ingredients together and cook in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes.
While cooking prepare topping:

1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup nuts chopped
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

Mix together and sprinkle on top of cake broil for a couple of minute til golden. Enjoy!

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