Baked Apple Oatmeal

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This baked apple oatmeal is perfect for fall! It’s wholesome, sweet, filling, and great for a hearty breakfast to start off those cool mornings!

Another great idea is to make this ahead of time so everyone has an option they can quickly heat up on their way out the door in the morning! It holds up well in the refrigerator throughout the week which makes it’s ideal for meal prep.

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What is the difference between regular oatmeal and baked oatmeal?

The biggest and most obvious difference between regular oatmeal and baked oatmeal is the finished product. Baked oatmeal is more of a cake texture. Regular oatmeal you eat with a spoon where this baked apple oatmeal can be eaten with a fork like a cake or pie!

Another difference is the cooking method. You don’t have to use quick cooking oats which are less nutritious because we’ll be baking this recipe in the oven and since it cooks a little longer we’re able to use a more nutritious type of oats!

A piece of the finished recipe on a plate ready to serve.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

Absolutely! I mentioned above making this baked apple oatmeal as a meal prep and that’s a great idea. You can bake a pan of this oatmeal on Sunday and everyone will have breakfast all week long.

Feel free to double the recipe and use a rectangular baking dish. I love my Pyrex ones and then I just cut the pan into squares and everyone can pop one into the toaster oven or the microwave for a quick hot breakfast during the week.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this tasty baked oatmeal:

This recipe uses really simple ingredients to create a final product that everyone can enjoy. It’s dairy free, gluten free, and perfect for allergy friendly breakfasts.

Featured image showing the finished baked apple oatmeal served on a plate ready to eat.

We will use oatmeal, almond milk, flax, brown sugar, apples, and caramel sauce if you like! The oatmeal, apples, and flax make this recipe truly nutritious and great for a start to any productive day.

There’s a low amount of sugar and the caramel sauce is definitely optional if you want to cut back that sugar content a bit!

How to make baked apple oatmeal:

In three easy steps you’ll have this awesome breakfast or brunch recipe ready and on the table. It really doesn’t get much easier than this!

Mix oatmeal, milk, flax, sugar and apples in a bowl until well combined

Pour into a pan and bake at 375 for 35 minutes

Half way though baking remove and pour caramel sauce on top

A close up view of the finished recipe on a plate ready to eat.

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Yield: 6 Servings

Baked Apple Oatmeal

Featured image showing the finished baked apple oatmeal served on a plate ready to eat.

This baked apple oatmeal is perfect for fall! It's wholesome, sweet, filling, and great for a hearty breakfast to start off those cool mornings!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cup of oatmeal
  • 1.5 cups of almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons of flax
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of apple diced
  • 2 tablespoons of caramel sauce

Instructions

  1. Mix oatmeal, milk, flax, sugar and apples in a bowl until well combined
  2. Pour into a pan and bake at 375 for 35 minutes
  3. Half way though baking remove and pour caramel sauce on top

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 3gSugar: 12gProtein: 3g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

A top down view of the finished baked apple oatmeal ready to eat.

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