Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Baked Oatmeal



Like I mentioned in my last Menu Plan, I've been trying to menu plan our breakfast's. This was my second trial into Baked Oatmeal, as the first Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal was a big hit at our house. I liked that this recipe incorporated fruit, and that it made enough for two breakfasts.


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The verdict?
This made a TON! Enough to last three breakfast's for our family. It was an almost cake-like oatmeal, and very sweet compared to how we normally eat our bland oatmeal. My son said about ten times "That was good oatmeal, mommy!" so I think it passes the test of the pickiest eater.

I've made it twice, the second time reducing the sugar down to 1 cup, without any noticeable change, and I used fresh strawberries. It was still just as big of a hit! 

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8 comments:

  1. That looks really good! Did you serve it in a bowl with milk?

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  2. @ Candi-
    We don't really like our oatmeal too "wet" so I served it on plates. The oatmeal is pretty firm, so it cuts into very solid pieces. But milk on top would be yummy!

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  3. I also don't like "wet" oatmeal - I've followed a different recipe and eat mine with yogurt - it's the right amount of "milk" without making anything soggy.

    I'll be trying this one and the PB version as well - this has become a HUGE hit at our house. We also tried sliced frozen strawberries and found they worked wonderfully too!

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  4. Oh that looks great!! What a great twist on oatmeal. I am definitely going to give it a try - my kids LOVE oatmeal.

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  5. Can you use quick cooking oats?

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  6. @ Anonymous - I think quick cooking oats would work just fine, but a overnight soak might be too long for them. The Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal recipe that we like originally called for quick oats, so I wouldn't know why they wouldn't work in this recipe.

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  7. I threw this together the other night and it was a hit with our 3 year old, 5 year old and even my husband who doesn't like oatmeal! I halved the recipe and used a combo of instant oats and Irish oats. I omitted the applesauce, but used a grated apple, blueberries and strawberries. I also halved the sugar and used organic cane sugar. It was delish smothered in vanilla yogurt!

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