Breakfast Baked Banana Oats
These Breakfast Baked Banana Oats are incredibly versatile, very easy to put together and so delicious.They can be modified to suit most diet types and flavour preferences. This is cosy, melt in your mouth, gloriously sweet stuff and it makes a hearty, healthy breakfast that is enjoyed by all.
Recently my mornings have felt really rushed. Whilst we have been adjusting to the new routines of both kids going to school, I have been gobbling my breakfast whilst running around the house in the morning. So mindful of me, I know. That is why these baked oats came in. I needed something that I didn’t need to faff around with, that I could just whack together and something that lasted longer then a day. These oats can be popped in the fridge and had throughout the week. They can also be frozen for up to 3 months. You could even freeze them in individual portions and take them out as and when needed.
This baked oatmeal is melt-in-your-mouth soft, with big cinnamon flavor and just the right amount of sweetness for breakfast. And the glorious smell wafting from the oven will have you hovering nearby, anxiously awaiting the moment you can pull the pan out and start devouring.
And it’s gluten free, naturally sweetened with maple syrup and oh so filling with the hearty oats and walnuts. (You could make it vegan by substituting a flax egg, soy or almond milk and vegan butter.)
When these baked oats come out of the oven, they smell amazing and taste scrumptious and you will find yourself making them all the time. Just imagine the flavour combos you could conjure up. They kind of remind me of crumbles and cakes put together. I can imagine that if this had apples in it, it would basically taste like an apple crumble cake (whatever that is) and an apple crumble cake for breakfast is like a dream come true. I used Cashew Milk in mine but you can use any milk you prefer. (Don’t get me started on cashew milk. It is so delicious)!
You could eat these baked oats as they are or top them with any topping you desire! Honey, Maple Syrup, Fresh Fruits, Chocolate Chips etc etc etc. You simply need to mix up the ingredients, place in the oven, and leave them to it. Before you know it they will be done then top away!
The Oval dish I used was similar in size to this one.
- 1 Large Banana Mashed
- 100g Coconut or Light Brown Sugar
- 2 tbsp Coconut Oil, Melted
- 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
- 1 Heaped tbsp Choc Chips
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 2 tsp Baking Powder
- 270g Oats
- 240 ml Milk of your choice
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4 or 170 C.
- In a large bowl combine all the ingredients and mash.
- Transfer the contents of the bowl to an oven proof dish. Mine was a 20cm Oval Dish.
- Bake for 30 minutes and enjoy!