Chocolate Chip Cake

 
1½ cups boiling water
 1 cup oatmeal
1½ cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoon cocoa powder
 ½ cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup chocolate chips
½ cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350°. Pour boiling water over oatmeal in a small bowl. Stir & let stand 10minutes.Cream sugars &shortening in a separate bowl. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Add oatmeal. Stir well. Add  flour, soda, salt, and cocoa  Beat1minute. Stir ½c. of the chocolate chips. Pour batter into a greased 9x13pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips and chopped nuts on top.

Bake for 35 – 40 minutes.   Cool.  Drizzle with melted chocolate chips. Serves 12-16

Page 207 in my Breakfast and Beyond Cookbook Too

Gwenn David I
Innkeeper

recipe from Kitchen Keepsakes

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Bon appetite!
Innkeeper
Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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