Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal

Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal

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Oatmeal reminds me of my grandmother. She always stresses the importance of a good breakfast and hot cereals, like oats, are among her favorites. I’m looking forward to passing along this recipe to her.

Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal via Alaska from Scratch

I’ve tried baked oatmeal before and I always felt there was something missing. I have finally arrived at a version that hits the spot in every way – sweetness from the blueberries, ripe bananas, and pure maple syrup, texture from the walnuts, and ratio of fruit to oats. I’m in love with this recipe.

Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal via Alaska from Scratch

I scooped a heaping portion from the dish and poured cold milk over top and it was perfect for me with no additions. Of course, feel free to add brown sugar or any other toppings you desire. You could certainly also play around with the fruit combinations, but try it this way first. It’s a keeper.

Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal

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Adapted from [The Curvy Carrot|http://www.thecurvycarrot.com/2011/07/08/baked-blueberry-and-banana-oatmeal/]

Yields: 4 servings (can easily be doubled for a crowd)

  • 2 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 3/4c fresh blueberries
  • 1c rolled oats (not quick)
  • 1/2t cinnamon
  • 1/2t baking powder
  • 1/4t salt
  • 1c milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3T butter, melted
  • 1/4c pure maple syrup
  • 1t vanilla
  • 1/4c walnuts, roughly chopped

Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish.

Lay the bananas in a single layer in the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle 1/2c of the blueberries over bananas.

In a bowl, combine the oats, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Stir and sprinkle over fruit.

Whisk milk, egg, butter, syrup, and vanilla. Pour over oats, coating evenly. Sprinkle remaining blueberries and walnuts over top. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden and bubbly and set in the center.

Serve with milk.

18 comments
LynetteK
LynetteK

Hi there checking in again...I made this again with success! Yay! I think what happened last time is I may have confused some measurements for the liquids between teaspoons and tablespoons...turned out perfect!

LynetteK
LynetteK

I just made this and there was liquid in the bottom and mine didn't look like yours...what did I do wrong? I drained my blueberries too! I will see how it is tomorrow morning..I baked it for 45 mins and the top is pretty browned I didn't want to leave it longer to burn...

Mary Flanagan
Mary Flanagan

Hi, Maya. I can't find your email address on this site, so I thought I'd contact you this way. I'm the managing editor at Cooking Club magazine.We'd like to request permission to use you photo of Banana Coconut Muffins with Lime Glaze. Please email me at mflanagan@namginc.com so I can give you the details. Thanks very much. You can delete this comment. Thanks!

Angela
Angela

I substituted chocolate chips for the blueberries (didn't have any), added organic shredded coconut, and eliminated the nuts. Very good!!

Kamiko Kahalioumi
Kamiko Kahalioumi

First time making a baked oatmeal and this recipe was delicious! :) I ended up substituting the maple syrup with a smaller amount of organic honey and the walnuts with pecans and it worked very nicely. Thanks!

debbie
debbie

Thanks for making this while we were there. I'm not one who eats oatmeal for breakfast, but have always wanted to try baked oatmeal. I liked the blueberries and bananas in it and plan on making it for a brunch soon.

Dana
Dana

We love plain old baked oatmeal. I imagine this recipe will make my family feel like they are staying at a bed and breakfast :-). Nuts are deadly to me, but the rest of the ingredients seem like they will definitely perk this recipe up nicely.

Laura Davis
Laura Davis

Yum, I've made this before and we love it. Great with raspberries as well!

Laurie
Laurie

Would frozen blueberries work? I'm always looking for new breakfast ideas for a hungry crowd during fishing...which is coming up soon!!!

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