I think I need to go make some right now . . .
Also, I entered this cake into a cake recipe contest sponsored by Hobby Farm Home, one of my favorite magazines. And it won! The category was . . . ahem . . . Best Animal-friendly Cake. Go ahead and laugh. I promise you can't derive more glee out of this admission than my five sisters already have.
I knew my dad's oatmeal cake recipe would win, because it is delicious (when I called to tell him about my glory, his response was "You prostituted my recipe!"). Plus, I knew that perhaps not that many people would enter this