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  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ¼ c. 2% milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. chopped walnuts


  1. Pour boiling water over oatmeal and stir. Let stand for about 10 minutes.
  2. Next, add butter and mix until melted.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients for the cake and stir until well blended.
  4. Pour into a well greased 9" x 9" baking dish.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 40 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, place all the topping ingredients in a small saucepan and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  7. When cake is baked, remove from oven and pour topping over hot cake.
  8. Allow to cool before serving.


You can substitute ¼ cup of the total quantity of Quick Cooking Irish Oats called for in your recipes with ¼ cup of McCann’s® Steel Cut Irish Oats. For example, if the recipe calls for 1 cup of McCann’s Quick Cooking Irish Oats you would use ¾ cup McCann’s Quick Cooking Irish Oats along with ¼ cup of prepared* McCann’s Steel Cut Irish Oats.