Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

Found this beautiful recipe on Pinterest from this website. I modified it a little to my liking and was super excited to make it tonight to enjoy it over the next few mornings.

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Ingredients:

1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, divided
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 cup milk (I used almond milk)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2-3 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
1 cup blueberries or raspberries, fresh or frozen, divided

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 375F.

2. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

3. Spread half of the sliced bananas in a single layer over the bottom of the baking dish.

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4. Top with half of the berries.

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5. In a medium bowl, mix the oats, half of the walnuts, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Stir to combine.

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6.  In a separate bowl, combine the syrup, milk, egg, butter, and vanilla.

7. Sprinkle 1/2 of the dry oat mixture over the fruit in an even layer.

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8. Repeat the banana layer.

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9. Add the rest of the dry oat mixture.

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10.  Pour the liquid ingredients evenly over the oats. Sprinkle the remaining nuts and berries over the top.

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11. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the top is browned and the oats have set. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

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my sous chef being oh-so-helpful:

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Cheers and happy evolving!

2 thoughts on “Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

  1. This looks delicious…another one to put in my back pocket until it’s summer. Or at least spring break 😉 Also, I am obsessed with your cat.

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