Monday, July 9, 2018

Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake #SummerDessertWeek

By: The Food Hunter  

“This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.”

Welcome to the 2nd Annual #SummerDessertWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. This sweet week-long event is filled with fun dessert recipes from amazing bloggers and some great giveaways from our generous sponsors! We can't wait to share all of these summer-themed desserts with y'all and celebrate summertime sweets all week long!

There are 23 wonderful bloggers participating in this year’s event! With over 60 recipes being shared this week we just know that you’re going to find a new summer favorite! Plus, don’t forget that we have 5 (five) great giveaways for you this week too!  

Scroll down to take a look! 

First let me tell you about this delicious Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake I made. It's loaded with cinnamon and oatmeal and pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee. Enjoy it for breakfast or anytime you are craving a sweet snack.

Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake

For the cake
1 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon Adam’s Extract vanilla
1/2 cup Dixie Crystals sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup packed Dixie Crystals light brown sugar
2 large eggs
3/4 cup oat fashioned rolled oats

Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an 8 inch square pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, oats and salt.

Beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, and vanilla, beat until combined. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

Spread half of the mixture into the pan. Sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar and top with the rest of the batter. Distribute the pecan mixture evenly over the cake. Place the pan in the oven and cook for 40 minutes.
For the cinnamon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon Dixie Crystals light brown sugar
2 teaspoon Dixie Crystals sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

For the pecan topping
1/2 cup Dixie Crystals sugar
1/3 cup of chopped pecans
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. 


Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away one (1) Instant Pot (8 Qt) to one lucky winner!


Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving away - One bottle of Adams Best Vanilla Flavor, Adams Best Prize Winning Pound Cake Mix, Adams Extract Twice as Stong Vanilla and Adams Extract Lemon Extract


Prize #3– Red Star Yeast is giving away a gift pack including an Insulated Tote Bag, Apron, “The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” Cookbook, Yeast, Rolling Pin, Measuring Spoons, Oven Mit and Dish Towel


Prize #4 — Susquehanna Glass Co. is giving away one set (4 glasses) of Mermaids Stemless Wine Glasses. (like the Mermaid glasses you'll see in some of our recipes this week!)


Prize #5 — Lodge Cast Iron is giving away one (1) 12-inch Cast Iron Skillet.

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Giveaway open to US Residents 18 years or older. No PO Boxes Please. giveaway runs from July 9th until July 15th at 12AMEST. Winners will be selected soon afterward and contacted by e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. There are a total of 5 (five) prizes and therefore we will have a total of 5 (five) winners.

Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #SummerDessertWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Red Star Yeast, Susquehanna Glass Co. and Lodge Cast Iron! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #SummerDessertWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.

Check out the amazing #SummerDessertWeek recipes from our bloggers today!

Ice Cream Recipes:
  Pies of Summer:
  Sweet Summertime Cakes:
  No-Bake Treats:
  Baked Desserts:
  Sweet Sips:


  1. I would love a big square of this with a cup of strong coffee!

  2. My favorite summer dessert is cheesecake with fresh berry compote.

  3. My favorite summer dessert is ice cream with fresh summer fruit, peaches are my first choice

  4. Classic rhubarb pie with real vanilla ice cream

  5. My favorite summer dessert is definitely banana splits.

  6. Oatmeal and cinnamon...two of my favorite flavor combos. Sounds lovely.

  7. Lemon Meringue pie is one of our favorite summer desserts.

  8. Blueberry and peach cobbler is my favorite summer dessert.

  9. Homemade ice cream is my favorite dessert and snack and reward and ...

  10. I would love a warm slice with ice cream on top!

  11. What a lovely flavor for a cake. I'm sure it's delicious!!

  12. I think I could eat this all day long!