Grandma's Cake

Makes 24 servings.

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal, (1 min, 2-1/2 min or 10 min cook time) uncooked
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
  • 1 cup water
  • PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Beat butter and 1 cup of the sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Add flour, cereal and baking powder; mix well. Pour into lightly greased 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Meanwhile, mix remaining 1 cup sugar and water in small saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Boil 5 minutes.
  • REMOVE cake from oven. Immediately pour hot sugar mixture over cake. Cool cake completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into 24 squares to serve.
  • Keeping It Safe: Wash hands, cooking utensils and countertops immediately with hot soapy water after contact with raw eggs.