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Banana Baked Oatmeal - the perfect easy make ahead breakfast for busy mornings. Has all the flavors of a delicious banana bread but made with wholesome oats, banana, almond butter and chopped walnuts.

Banana Baked Oatmeal

Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups are an easy make ahead breakfast for busy mornings. They have all the flavors of a delicious banana bread but are made with wholesome oats, banana, almond butter and chopped walnuts. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword almond, baked oatmeal, banana, breakfast, muffins, oatmeal, walnut
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 198 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk or any other milk
  • 2 large eggs (or use flax eggs for vegan) (For each flax egg - 1 tablespoon flax seed + 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup OR honey
  • 4 teaspoons melted coconut oil OR canola oil *coconut oil will harden with any cold liquids - this is totally normal and will melt down once baked
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter or your favorite nut or seed butter
  • 1 medium-sized ripe banana mashed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats gluten free as needed
  • 1/2 banana sliced for garnish
  • chopped walnuts , optional for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray or line baking sheet with silicone liners. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flax seeds and water to make the flax egg. Set aside until thickened (about 2 minutes) (Skip if using regular egg). After 2 minutes, whisk in milk, maple syrup, coconut oil, mashed banana, almond butter, vanilla, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Fold in the oats.
  3. Divide batter evenly into prepared muffin tin or silicone muffin liners. Top each serving with sliced bananas and chopped walnuts, if desired.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 18-25 minutes, or until set.
  5. Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing from tin. Enjoy immediately or freeze in a freezer-safe bag or container for up to 3 months. Reheat in the microwave when ready to enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Banana Baked Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.