Oatmeal despite its health benefits can be pretty intimidating inside a bowl.  If you want a classic twist for an equally classic dish, there’s no better way than to bake it.  To make it more enjoyable, put sweeteners, dried fruits and nuts to make it a more scrumptious breakfast for you and your family.

How to Make Baked Oatmeal
How to Make Baked Oatmeal

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of rolled oats
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup of light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 ½ tsp. of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt

 

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven for about 375-degrees Fahrenheit. Oil an 8×8 inch baking dish or pan slightly.
  2. Gather and whisk your ingredients for your basic oatmeal recipe—milk, eggs and vanilla extract—in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the oats, cinnamon, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  3. Pour the wet mix into the dry one and stir well.
  4. Get your baking dish or pan and pour the oatmeal mixture.
  5. Place the dish or pan at the center rack of your oven and bake for 50 minutes up to an hour. You’ll know if it’s ready when you poke it’scenter with fork and it comes off clean.
  6. Set aside the baked oatmeal for about 10 minutes or so before slicing up.
  7. Serve with your favorite sweetener, fruits or nuts.

 

Tips

  • You must always choose rolled oats for your baked oatmeal recipe for the quick cooking version will have different texture.
  • You can substitute refined sugar with coconut sugar, honey or pure maple syrup.
  • Replace whole milk with 2 per cent milk, unsweetened almond milk or light coconut milk.

 

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