Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

 

 

This Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal (for one) was the perfect breakfast for me on a day I needed a little indulgence. I woke up to a gloomy, rainy day, which always puts me in the mood to bake something. The combination of the the flavors of banana bread and oatmeal sounded so delicious, when I saw this recipe and a serving for one was the perfect treat to brighten my morning.

The recipe was quick and easy to mix together and smells wonderful baking. Before I finished my first cup of coffee, the oatmeal was finished baking and ready for me to try. It really did taste like banana bread. As you can see, there is hardly any sugar in the recipe, and I even used Splenda, so it is perfect for me. There is plenty of natural sweetness from the added banana.

The silence of the morning, my favorite coffee with lots of cream and this indulgence, all made a gloomy morning seem a little brighter.

Happy Wednesday!

 

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal (for one)

1/3 cup oatmeal

1/4 tsp. brown sugar (splenda)

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. baking powder

Pinch of salt

1/3 cup milk ( non fat )

1 mashed banana

1 egg white

1/4 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a small oven proof dish.

In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the oats, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together milk, banana, egg white and vanilla.

Pour dry ingredients into wet and stir until combined. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.

Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until oatmeal is puffed and set.


Adapted from Food.com

 

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14 comments:

  1. Looks positively delish!!! Great way to start off a day!

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  2. This sounds great! So, do I increase this x4 if I'm cooking for a family of 4?

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    1. That would work great - and cook for 30 - 40 minutes :-)

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  3. Yum! Yes, thinking a larger version would be perfect for a brunch.

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  4. Yummy - this looks fantastic. I tried baked oatmeal last weekend and loved it - this looks like a great variation!

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  5. This sounds delicious! I love banana bread!! I'm so glad that I found your blog. I'm your newest follower through gfc. I'd love for you to visit my blog @ gloriouslymade.blogspot.com. Have a great day!
    Deanna

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  6. Thank you for this recipe. I will definitely make it with Splenda for my diabetic husband.

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  7. This is what's for breakfast tomorrow a.m. Thanks. xo

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  8. That reminds me...I promised the real stuff to one of my grand daughters, only she wants mini chocolate chips in it!...:)JP

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  9. I am a big oatmeal eater! This looks wonderful. And like you said it would be done after that first morning cup of coffee. Thanks for passing it on!

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  10. This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing, Vicki!

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  11. That sounds so yummy, Vicki. I can imagine it on a cold winter's morning too!

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  12. I love baked oatmeal. This looks great!
    I would be thrilled if you shared this over at my Ginger Jamboree Link Party!

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