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Single Serving Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a great, easy breakfast, but some days even spending 10 minutes to make it up... well that just isn't going to happen. Instead of making fresh creamy oatmeal every morning, make a bigger batch of oatmeal cups so you can have single serving baked oatmeal in the morning without actually making it every morning.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Author Rebecca

Equipment

  • medium mixing bowl
  • rubber spatula
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Muffin Tin
  • 6 Silicone or Paper Muffin Cups
  • Scoop or Measuring Cup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats aka rolled oats
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 medium ripe banana fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds or chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 cup mixed berries frozen
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add 1 c old fashioned oats, egg, medium ripe banana, 1 tablespoon ground flax, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, ½ teaspoon baking powder, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¾ c milk to a medium mixing bowl. Mix with a rubber spatula until combined.
  • After oatmeal is mixed together, fold in 1 c frozen mixed berries.
  • Place 6 muffin cups in a muffin tin, then spray with cooking spray.
  • Using a scoop or measuring cup, spoon batter into each muffin cup, filling each cup to the top. Transfer to the oven to cook for 25-30 minutes, or until tops are browned and toothpick comes out clean.
  • Refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze for longer. Heat cups in microwave and slather some peanut butter on each cup.

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Notes

  • Double the recipe for 12 muffins
  • Use a 7th muffin cup if you have extra batter
  • You can use a fresh or frozen banana and berries
  • I used frozen mixed berries, use the type of berries you'd like. Just cut bigger berries into blueberry sized pieces.