Delicious and Nutritious Easy Baked Oatmeal Recipe

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Delicious and Nutritious Easy Baked Oatmeal Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 29, 2023

Looking for a quick and satisfying breakfast idea? Look no further than our easy baked oatmeal recipe. This delightful dish combines the goodness of oats, milk, and sweet flavors to create a hearty and nutritious breakfast option. Perfect for busy mornings or lazy weekends, this recipe is sure to please the whole family. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch of this delicious oatmeal in no time.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins or other dried fruits (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x9 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, applesauce, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  5. If desired, fold in the raisins or other dried fruits and chopped nuts.
  6. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden and the oatmeal is set.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Baked oatmeal is a great make-ahead breakfast option. You can prepare it the night before and simply reheat it in the morning for a quick and easy meal.
  • Oats are a fantastic source of fiber and can help keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the morning.
  • Feel free to customize your baked oatmeal by adding your favorite mix-ins, such as fresh berries, chocolate chips, or shredded coconut.