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  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 8 Servings
   1 1/4 c  Dr. Pepper, heated to
       1 c  Quick-cooking oatmeal
     1/2 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
   1 1/2 c  Brown sugar (divided use)
       2    Eggs
   1 1/3 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
     1/3 c  Butter, melted
     1/4 c  Light cream
       1 c  Fine-grated coconut
   Pour hot Dr. Pepper over oatmeal, stir and let stand 15 to 20 min. Preheat
   oven to 375^.  With a mixer in a large bowl, cream shortening and gradually
   add granulated sugar and 1 cup brown sugar. Cream well. Add eggs, beating
   until mixture is fluffy.  Sift flour with salt, soda and nutmeg. Add flour
   mixture to creamed mixture, mixing well. Add oatmeal mixture and mix
   thoroughly.  Pour into a 9x9x2-inch pan, greased and floured. Bake 40 to 45
   min. or until a toothpick inserted in middle of cake comes out clean.
   Remove from oven. Mix together butter, remaining brown sugar, cream and
   coconut.  Spread topping over hot cake and place under broiler. Broil until
   topping is bubbly and lightly browned. Serve warm. Makes 12 servings. Per
   serving: Calories: 397        Fat: 19 g Cholesterol: 52 mg. Sodium: 250 mg.
   Percent calories from fat: 41 percent
   From the Manchester Union Leader