Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8-inch square cake pan.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together oats, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, applesauce, butter and vanilla.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ones and stir until just combined.
  6. Stir in the chopped apples and the nuts (if using).
  7. Pour the batter into the pan.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until oatmeal is firmly set.
  9. Serve warm with a drizzle of maple syrup.
  10. Cover leftovers and refrigerate.
  11. It warms up perfectly the next day.