Wholesome Morning Oatmeal Bake
This Wholesome Morning Oatmeal Bake is a family favorite that has been passed down through generations. It's the perfect way to start your day with a warm, filling, and nutritious meal. The combination of oats, fruits, and nuts provides a great balance of fiber, vitamins, and healthy fats.
I remember my grandmother making this oatmeal bake on chilly mornings when we would visit her. The aroma of cinnamon and baked apples filled the house, creating a cozy atmosphere that made everyone feel at home. Now, I make it for my own family, and it has become a cherished tradition.
Not only is this recipe delicious, but it's also incredibly easy to prepare. You can even make it ahead of time and reheat it in the morning for a quick and satisfying breakfast. Customize it with your favorite fruits and nuts to make it your own!
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 large egg
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup mixed berries
- 1 medium apple, peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease an 8x8-inch baking dish.
- In a large bowl, combine rolled oats, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
- Fold in the mixed berries, diced apple, and chopped walnuts.
- Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread evenly.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the oatmeal is set.
- Allow the oatmeal bake to cool for 5 minutes before serving.