So far, baked oatmeal has a similar track record.
|Because my mother is almost as fastidious about Tuesday-Thursday nail nights as I am about baking from scratch.|
More Baked Oatmeal: The Strawberry Kind
Even More Grainy Breakfast Delight: Whole Grain Strawberry Breakfast Cake
Apple-Cranberry Baked Oatmeal
3 cups regular oats (not quick-cooking)
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups milk
2 eggs, beaten
2/3 cup plain applesauce
1/2 cup brown sugar
Zest of 1 orange
1 green apple, cored and diced
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Vanilla or honey-flavored yogurt (optional)
Preheat oven to 400. In a large bowl, stir together oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine milk, egg, applesauce, brown sugar and orange zest. Add to mixture and stir until combined. Stir in apple pieces, dried cranberries and pecans. Pour into a greased baking dish.
Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Stir mixture. Bake uncovered for an additional 20 minutes, until lightly browned. Spoon into bowls and serve with yogurt if you like. Garnish with extra cranberries if desired.