Preheat oven to 350'f
2 cups old-fashioned rolled Quaker oats
4 cups water
In a large pot, add water, & good pinch of salt and bring to a boil.
Add oatmeal, stir well.
Reduce heat and simmer for 5-6 minutes, stirring occassionaly.
Once cooked add...
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar, light colored
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 beaten eggs
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup cup heavy cream OR 1/2 & 1/2
Add 1 tablespoon melted butter to 8x9 square baking dish.
Add pre-mixed oatmeal to prepared baking dish.
Bake un-covered,for 45-55 minutes.
Cool at least 30 minutes before serving.
Can be served warm or slighly chilled.
Top with whipped cream, ice cream OR cool whip.
May be sprinkled with nutmeg.
Fresh cuy-up fruit is an option too.