Oatmeal Blueberry Cake

I want to share with you my creation! Sometimes, creating recipes is so therapeutic, and lifts my spirits.

So with my yellow flowers around me, and my kids wanting breakfast, I decided to create.

I looked in the record book for some sort of yummy pastry, but was constantly pulled to an oatmeal cake.  To me oatmeal does not taste very good all by itself, even as cookies or cake!  I looked around the house and found some great additions, and let me tell you, you must make this cake!

Here is the end result:

Here is the recipe:
Boil 1 1/4cups water
Add one cup of quick oats, and set aside.

Cream together
1 stick butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar

After the ingredients are creamed add
2 eggs

Add the oatmeal

Then add
1 1/3 cups of flour
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt

Stir in fresh blueberries!!

Grease a sheet pan, and spread the batter.

Looking great so far!

Place in a 275 degree oven and cook for 45 minutes.

Here is a different way to glaze the top.

Mix together
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter
1/4 cup half and half

When the cake is done cooking, spread the glaze over top and place under broiler for 5 minutes, no more!!!

This is what it looks like:

This is what it looks like when it is first cut:

And again, this is what it looks like when I placed the blueberries that had fallen out, on top:

Delicious !  Eat warm and with a cold glass of milk!

P.S.  The pan is already half gone.  I guess this calls for extra workouts!

Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies

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I love oatmeal cream pies!  When I was a kid, my dad would always get them.  I did not really like them as a kid, but when I entered my teenage years, my love for them began to grow.  Now, if there is a box within close range, I have to check myself closely.  If left alone, the box disappears.  The kids ask where they are and I say I have no idea what they are talking about.  So to make things easier, I do not buy them.

However, I did have a craving for them the other day, so I decided to experiment.  The results were truly delicious and I was so excited about them, that I thought I would share the recipe.

Keep in mind, they are the sweetest most delectable treats, and one small one will last you through the night.  I have a huge sweet tooth, and all it took was a small cream pie to satisfy me.

Oh, they are so good!

Here is the recipe:

Suzy’s Oatmeal Cream Pies

2 cups flour

1 cup white sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 3/4 cup oatmeal

1/4 cup milk

4-5 tablespoons honey

1 egg

2 teaspoons cinnamon

and here is the ultimate kicker:  1 cup butter cream frosting!  Which is 2 cups butter, 1 package powdered sugar and 5-6 tablespoons of milk.  Reserve one cup for the cookie batter and the rest for the cream filling for the pies!

Combine all the ingredients.  Butter and flour an 11×9 pan and place batter in the pan like brownies.  In fact the consistency is a lot like brownies.  Cook for 40 min at 350.  Let cool completely!!!! Cut into squares and fill with butter cream.

Delectable!

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