I happen to love Oatmeal, it's a very Hippy thing to cook with Oatmeal. I am reposting some of my favorite recipes using Oatmeal and the first two are new.
This first recipe was shared by our friend Shirley. It's adapted from, For the Love of Cooking.
Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting:
1/2 C quick cooking oats
3/4 C boiling water
1/2 C granulated sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
2/3 C all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 C shortening (Crisco)
In a small bowl:
Mix well and cover
In a large mixing bowl:
Combine all remaining ingredients.
Add oatmeal and mix to combine.
Heavily butter a 9"X9" baking dish.
Pour batter into the dish.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool completely on a cooling rack.
3 TBS butter, melted
1/3 C brown sugar
1/2 C chopped pecans
2 TBS heavy cream
1/2 tsp vanilla
In a medium bowl:
Combine all ingredients.
When the cake has cooled completely, ice it with the frosting.
Spread coconut in a single layer on a sheet pan and broil just until it begins to turn golden brown.
Watch it carefully to prevent burning.
Transfer to a small bowl and cool completely.
Sprinkle coconut evenly over the frosting.
This recipe is adapted from The Fountain Avenue Kitchen. She makes the best Oatmeal Dishes that I have ever had.
Apple Crisp Baked Oatmeal:
2 C old fashioned oats
1/2 C slivered almonds, divided
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1/3 C maple syrup (the best that you can afford)
2 C whole milk
1 large egg, beaten
3 TBS butter, melted + additional to grease the pan.
1/2 TBS vanilla
3 C diced apples (peeled, cored and diced)
1/3 C brown sugar
Heavily butter a 9"X13" baking dish
In a large bowl:
1/4 C almonds
In a small bowl, whisk together:
Sprinkle half of the apples into the dish.
Cover with oat mixture.
Gently drizzle with milk mixture.
Scatter with remaining apples and almonds.
Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar.
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes.
Remove from oven and serve warm topped with additional heavy cream.
Here's another recipe from The Fountain Avenue Kitchen that I'm reposting from my blog favorites.
I have finally found Oatmeal recipes that I embrace. Check out Ann's website link at the bottom of this page for further Oatmeal Recipes and other yummy recipes!