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       Title: Oatmeal Coconut Cake
  Categories: Desserts
       Yield: 8 Servings
   1 1/4 c  Boiling water
       1 c  Uncooked oatmeal
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Brown sugar, firmly packed
       1 t  Vanilla
       2 ea Eggs
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1 t  Baking soda
     1/2 t  Salt
     3/4 t  Cinnamon
     1/4 t  Nutmeg
     1/4 c  Melted butter or margarine
     1/2 c  Brown sugar, firmly packed
       3 T  Half and half or light cream
     1/2 c  Chopped nuts
     3/4 c  Flaked coconut
   For cake: Pour boiling water over oats stir to combine, cover and let
   stand 20 minutes. Beat butter until creamy gradually add sugars
   beating until fluffy. Blend in vanilla and eggs, add to oats mixture
   and blend well. In separate bowl sift together flour, soda, salt &
   spices and add to creamed mixture, mix well. Pour batter into a well
   greased and floured 9"x13 baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to
   55 minutes.
   For Topping: Combine all ingredients spread evenly over cake and broil
   until frosting becomes bubbly.