oatmeal cake with mug

This deliciously classic cake is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, topped with a rich cream cheese frosting. The oatmeal lends a rich texture, combing old fashioned comfort with satisfying flavor. Because of a wholesome sweetness that tugs at the heartstrings, this cake can easily become a family favorite.

You may wonder why I call this cake Tinnie’s Fabulous Oatmeal Cake. Tinnie is my mother’s name, short for Christine, and for as long as I can remember, she has been making this cake for her children, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. This cake is well loved by many in our family, and the wonderful aroma of it delivers me right back to her kitchen, with childhood memories of standing at the counter waiting for her to finish frosting the cake so I could dip my finger in the bowl and savor what was left.

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