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banana bread baked oatmeal

June 8, 2012
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A big weekend calls for a big breakfast!

If you, too, have a weekend ahead of baking, crafts, gardening, running and, of course, plenty of socialising, then kick it off to a good start with warm, crispy baked oatmeal. Even better – banana bread in oatmeal form. Enjoy x

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal
Recipe adapted from Budget Bytes
Serves 6 – 8

1.5 cups (about 4 medium) mashed bananas
half a squeezed lemon (alternatively, use vanilla extract)
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs

1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg

2 cups milk
2.5 cups old-fashioned oats

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Mash the bananas well with a fork.

Whisk the bananas together with the lemon juice, brown sugar and eggs. Mix in the salt, baking powder, baking soda, and spices. Add the milk, then stir in the oats. Roughly chop the walnuts and add..

Spray the inside of a glass dish or baking tin with non-stick spray. Pour in the oat mixture. Cover with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes or until the center is solid and the edges are slightly golden brown.

Serve warm with yoghurt, milk or cream.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. June 8, 2012 9:13 pm

    This sounds delicious. I love oats and bananas, so I must try it! Sounds like you’re loving Canada! :) x

  2. June 9, 2012 3:55 am

    What a great comfort dish!! Will have to try this soon. Have been loving your pics and posts about your new life in Norman Wells. Good for you guys for getting plugged in and connected so quickly!!

    • June 14, 2012 9:32 pm

      Oh, we are loving Norman Wells! I don’t know how well it reflects Canada in general, but we do love what we have been able to experience so far. Getting plugged in has been so valuable for us, we are very blessed to be in such a great community of enthusiastic people. SUCH a comfort dish, great for lazy mornings reading a book while the husband is out of town.

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