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       Title: Chocolate Oatmeal Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Oatmeal
   1 1/2 c  Boiling water
     1/2 c  Shortening
       2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Cocoa
       2    Eggs; beaten
       1 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Soda
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 c  Chopped nuts
       6 oz Mini chocolate chips
   Pour boiling water over oatmeal in large mixing bowl and
   let stand for 5-10 minutes.  Cream together shortening,
   sugar and cocoa and mix in bowl with oatmeal mixture.  Stir
   in beaten eggs.  Mix together flour, salt and soda and stir
   in.  Stir in vanilla.
   Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan.  Sprinkle with
   chopped nuts and mini chocolate chips.  Bake at 350 degrees
   for about 35 minutes.