Baked Oats with Flax Seeds, Pecans & Berries

Source: Cooking Melangery

  • Prep
    10 minutes
  • Total Time
    50 minutes
  • Serves
    6-8

Description

"This honey-sweetened baked oatmeal recipe features blueberries and raspberries, wholesome oats, nuts and flax seeds. You can bake it on Sunday evening and enjoy this tasty dish for the rest of the week for breakfast!"

Ingredients

  • 2 c. old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. ground flax seeds
  • 2.5 c. milk of your choice (I used almond milk)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil (I used grape seeds oil)
  • 3 tbsp. soft honey
  • 1/2 c. pecans chopped
  • 1/4 c. light brown sugar
  • 1 c. fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, raspberries)

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a baking dish or tray. Set aside.
  2. 2. In a medium bowl mix together the almond milk, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, and honey.
  3. 3. In another bowl, mix together the oats, ground flax seeds, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Add to the milk mixture together with the fresh berries. Stir until combined.
  4. 4. Transfer to the greased baking dish and bake for about 20 minutes. Then take out from the oven and top it with brown sugar and nuts. Bake for another 20 minutes or until set and golden brown on top.
  5. 5. You can serve it hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Or warm at room temperature with a berry compote.

Author's Notes

To make a berry compote: In the saucepan stir in brown sugar, lemon juice and berries. Cook, tossing gently (try to keep most of them from breaking up). Cook until berries are boiling and juices begin to be released, 3 to 5 minutes.