- nonstick cooking spray
- 1/2 cup rolled oats or quick oats
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder (optional)
Baked Oats is a viral TikTok recipe that's getting popular because it's an easy, versatile and healthy breakfast. After you try this once and try all the variations out there, you'll be so excited for breakfast again. It's a gluten-free protein packed healthy cake-like oatmeal that you'll be dreaming of at night.
Technique tips: The baked oats will keep well in an airtight container for 2 days at room temperature and up to a week in the fridge. You can freeze the baked oats before or after baking and it will keep for up to 3 months. To double or triple the recipe, you can throw everything together in a blender and just divide it into multiple ramekins or transfer it to a cake pan or loaf pan.
Swap options: You can make this vegan by using a flax egg, or just using 1/4 cup of any non-dairy milk instead of the egg.
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease a ramekin or oven-safe pan with cooking spray.2.
In a blender, combine all the ingredients until smooth and well-blended, about 1 minute.3.
Transfer the batter into the prepared ramekin. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out with just a couple crumbs. Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before serving and frosting.