Vegan Oatmeal Cake

Cake Ingredients:  2 1/2 c. boiling water, 2 c. quick cooking oats, 1 c. margarine (*or butter for nonvegan), 2 c. sugar, 2 c. brown sugar, 2 t. vanilla, 1 c. non-sweet applesauce (*nonvegan this takes the place of 4 eggs), 3 c. all purpose flour, 2 t. soda, 1 t. salt, 1 1/2 t. cinnamon, 1/2 t. nutmeg

Cake Instructions:  

1.  Pour boiling water over oats.  Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.  Beat butter until creamy and slowly add sugars and beat in until fluffy.  Add in vanilla and eggs.  Add oats to mix.  

2.  Add flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  

3.  Spray 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour.  Cool.

Icing Ingredients:  1 c. melted margarine, 2 c. brown sugar, 6 T.  coconut milk (*nonvegan use evaporated milk), 1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans, 3 c. flaked coconuts

Icing Instructions:  

1.  Mix everything together and spread it over the cake. 

2.  Place cake under broiler in over until frosting becomes bubbly.