Baked Chocolate Oats

About the recipe

Oats are  among the healthiest grains on earth.They’re a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber.
Consuming oats regularly will help  weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.

Generally we make oats porridge made with milk and then add fruits and nuts to have as breakfast. Sometimes we make masala oats also using some crunchy vegetables.

But today I am sharing a baked recipe of oats which looks like cake but actually is a breakfast dish. This dish is gaining popularity now a days. It is so versatile dish where you can add so many different ingredients according to your likings. A beautiful, healthy, delicious and quick breakfast dish that you must try.

I baked those oats with mashed banana, milk and cocoa powder to give them taste like chocolate cake. I didn’t use any flour, oil, butter or egg! So it is not only pure veg dish but also can make them vegan. You can flavour this dish with other fresh  fruits also. And if you don’t like chocolate flavour in the morning, just avoid using cocoa powder.

Recipe

  • Preparation time: 5 min
  • Baking time: 20 min
  • Serves: 4
  • Difficulty level: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1/2 of a cup of rolled oats
  • 1/2 of a cup of milk of choice
  • 1 tablespoon of cacao powder
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoon of brown sugar/honey
  • Piece of chocolate to serve

Method

In a mixing bowl, mash 1 banana with a fork .

Add the rolled oats and milk. Mix well with a fork. If you want your dish to be vegan, use almond or soya milk.

Add 1 tablespoon cacao powder and 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder.

Also add in 2 tablepoon of brown sugar and 1/4th teaspoon of vanilla essence. You can also use honey or maple syrup in place of brown sugar according to your taste.

Mix everything well to make a homogeneous mixture. You can also add in any other fresh fruit chunks or dry fruits in this stage.

Preheat oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes.

Transfer the mixture to small ramekins or any other bake proof bowls.

Leave in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for about 20-25  minutes.

Super easy and delicious baked oats are ready now. I baked for about 20 minutes.

Serve with a piece of dark chocolate on top (which will melt due to the heat of the oats).

Enjoy this guilt free breakfast and stay healthy. It tastes.almost like chocolate fudge.

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