Easter recipe: Fancy baked oatmeal with rhubarb puree

      Fancy oatmeal
      Fancy oatmeal

      GREEN BAY - Take your standard oatmeal and make it special by using this recipe from Sharon Peterson of 136 Restaurant and Wine Bar in Sturgeon Bay. It's oatmeal - Door County style!

      Baked Oatmeal with Rhubarb Purée & Orange Vanilla Sauce


      1/2 cup canola oil
      1/2 cup walnut oil
      1 1/4 cup sugar
      4 eggs
      2 tbs cinnamon
      1 tbs Nielsen-Massey vanilla
      1 tbs Meyers Rum
      1 tbs Gran Marnier
      1 1/2 tsp salt
      1 cup milk
      1 1/4 cup cream
      6 cups oatmeal - not quick cook or instant

      *combine all ingredients in stand mixer with paddle attachment & mix thoroughly on low speed
      *pour mixture in greased 9x13 glass pan
      *cover with plastic wrap & refrigerate overnight
      *bake uncovered @350 for 30 minutes

      Orange Vanilla Creme:

      2 cups sour cream
      1 tbs Nielsen-Massey vanilla bean paste
      2 tbs Door County maple syrup
      1 tbs Gran Marnier
      1 tbs orange zest
      1 tbs cream
      1/3 cup sugar

      *blend all ingredients in blender for 15-30 seconds

      Rhubarb Sauce

      4 cups sliced rhubarb
      1/3 cup Gran Marnier
      1/2 cup water
      1/2 cup sugar

      *cook all ingredients in covered saucepan on medium for 15 minutes-until rhubarb is soft
      *blend cooked ingredients in blender with 1 tbs lime zest for 15-30 seconds-until smooth

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