Louisiana Praline Cake

Louisiana Praline Cake
Yield: 8 Servings

1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups hot water
1 cup quick oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 tsp orange rind, grated

1/4 cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp heavy cream
1 cup pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 325F. Combine oatmeal and water and let stand 15
minutes. Prepare 9" x 12" x 2" pan. Beat butter, eggs, and sugar
until creamy. Add oatmeal, flour, salt, soda, orange rind and
nuts. Beat 2 minutes. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes. Add topping
and return to oven on broil for 2 minutes. Watch closely as this
burns very easily.