Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Looking for a wholesome and delectable breakfast or brunch option? Look no further than this Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal recipe! The combination of rolled oats, sliced apples, cinnamon, and honey creates a warm and comforting flavor that will soothe your soul. Plus, it’s effortless to prepare and can be a meal-prep superstar. With almond milk and applesauce, this recipe is both vegan and dairy-free, while imparting a luscious moistness to the oats.

Not only is it delicious, but this recipe also provides a filling breakfast that will keep you full for hours. The inclusion of chopped walnuts or pecans adds a satisfying crunch to the dish. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or indulging in a solo meal, this baked oatmeal is sure to become a repeat player in your household.

What’s more, starting your day with this delicious and nutritious meal is an excellent way to set the tone for the day ahead. So go ahead and dig in – your taste buds and your body will thank you!

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Looking for a delicious and comforting breakfast recipe? This apple cinnamon baked oatmeal is the perfect solution. Packed with hearty oats, sweet apples, and warming cinnamon, it's easy to make and sure to become a family favorite. Plus, it's customizable to suit different dietary needs and preferences.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, International
Servings2 servings
Calories (per serving)436.87 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • In a mixing bowl, combine rolled oats, unsweetened applesauce, almond milk, honey, cinnamon, and salt
  • Add diced apple and stir to mix
  • Pour mixture into a greased baking dish
  • Optional: top with chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the center is set
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

1. Preheat the oven: Preheat the oven to the specified temperature before starting the recipe to ensure it reaches the desired temperature and saves time.
2. Gather all ingredients: Gather all the ingredients required to make the recipe before starting the actual cooking process.
3. Mix dry ingredients separately: Mix the dry ingredients first before adding them to the wet ingredients.
4. Mix wet ingredients separately: Mix the wet ingredients together in a separate bowl before combining with the dry ingredients.
5. Grease the baking dish: Grease the baking dish with cooking spray or butter before pouring in the oatmeal mixture.
6. Add toppings: Add toppings such as chopped nuts or a drizzle of maple syrup for added flavor and texture.
7. Use a spatula to smooth out the mixture: Use a spatula to smooth out the mixture in the baking dish to ensure that it is evenly distributed.
8. Set the Timer: Set the timer for the recommended cooking time to avoid burning or undercooking the recipe.
9. Allow to cool before serving: Allow the oatmeal to cool for a few minutes to avoid burning yourself and to ensure it holds its shape when sliced.
10. Store leftovers properly: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 436.87kcalCarbohydrates: 85.14gProtein: 11.89gFat: 7.1gSaturated Fat: 0.95gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.71gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.39gSodium: 463.13mgPotassium: 450.44mgFiber: 12.1gSugar: 24.85gVitamin A: 70.03IUVitamin B1: 0.41mgVitamin B2: 0.17mgVitamin B3: 1.08mgVitamin B5: 1.01mgVitamin B6: 0.14mgVitamin C: 4.89mgVitamin E: 0.64mgVitamin K: 4.27µgCalcium: 213.66mgCopper: 0.37mgFolate: 31.15µgIron: 3.87mgManganese: 3.21mgMagnesium: 120.61mgPhosphorus: 351.06mgSelenium: 24.05µgZinc: 3.09mgNet Carbohydrates: 73.05g
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Data source: USDA

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Storage Tips

This recipe typically lasts in the fridge for 3-4 days and in the freezer for up to 3 months.

To store in the fridge, place the baked oatmeal in an airtight container or wrap tightly with plastic wrap.

To freeze, let the baked oatmeal cool completely before wrapping tightly with plastic wrap and placing in a freezer-safe container or freezer bag.

To defrost, remove from the freezer and place in the fridge overnight. Alternatively, you can microwave the oatmeal in 30-second intervals until fully thawed.

To reheat, microwave the baked oatmeal for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. You can also reheat it in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through. Top with chopped nuts if desired.

Recipe Variations

1. Blueberry-Pecan Baked Oatmeal: Substitute diced apples with fresh or frozen blueberries and use pecans instead of walnuts for a nuttier flavor.
2. Banana-Nutella Baked Oatmeal: Mix mashed ripe bananas with the oat mixture and swirl spoonfuls of Nutella on top before baking.
3. Peanut Butter-Banana Baked Oatmeal: Whisk peanut butter into the wet ingredients and add sliced bananas on top of the oat mixture before baking.
4. Pumpkin-Spice Baked Oatmeal: Mix canned pumpkin puree with the wet ingredients and add pumpkin pie spice to the dry mixture for a fall-inspired twist.
5. Cherry-Almond Baked Oatmeal: Mix dried cherries with the oat mixture and top with almond slices before baking for a sweet and crunchy combo.

What To Serve With

– Milk or yogurt
– Additional sliced fruit (such as bananas or berries)
– Whipped cream
– Maple syrup or honey
– Nuts or granola
– Coffee or tea

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