Dr Pepper Cake

1-1/4 cups Boiling Dr Pepper (NOT diet soda)
1 cup Quick-cooking Oats (regular oatmeal is fine)
1/2 cup Butter or Shortening
1/2 cup granulated Sugar
1 cup Brown sugar
2 Eggs
1-1/3 cups All-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg

Broiled Frosting:

1/3 cup Melted butter
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup Light cream (Half & Half)
1 cup Grated coconut

Pour boiling Dr Pepper over oats. Stir and let stand 15 to 20
minutes.
Meanwhile, cream butter or shortening, add sugars gradually and
cream well. Add eggs, beating until mixture is fluffy. Sift flour with
salt, soda and nutmeg. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture, mixing
well. Add oatmeal mixture and mix thoroughly. Pour into a 9 x 9 x 2-inch or 9 x 13 inch pan, greased and floured.

Bake at 375F for 40 to 45 minutes or until cake tests done. Remove from oven. If using 9x13 inch pan, bake for about 25 minutes. Spread topping over hot cake and place under broiler. Broil until bubbly and lightly brown. Serve warm.