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Vanilla Baked Oats

Vanilla Baked Oats! A breakfast which is super versatile, keeps you satisfied for hours and tastes just like dessert.

Lately, I’ve been loving nothing more than some warm, baked oats. I’ve been devouring this breakfast pretty much every morning so, I thought I would share my favourite recipe with the world. There are so many variations for these oats, but this recipe is simple and requires few ingredients for a moreish breakfast.

This is basically like having dessert for breakfast, and who doesn’t want that? What I love most about this is its cake-like texture. Hence the reason why I’ve eaten nothing else for breakfast since I finally stepped into the light and tried them. I’m sorry (not sorry) in advance for your new addiction. There’s no going back.

Switch It Up

These baked oats can easily be made dairy-free by subbing the milk with either water or a dairy-free milk of choice. This recipe is so versatile that you can fit it to match any cravings or dietary requirements you may have.

Moreover, these oats can make the perfect post-workout breakfast. I’ve been refuelling by adding in some protein powder and I have used a scoop of vanilla protein in this recipe. However, they still taste great without the added protein, just add more cocoa powder or sweetener of choice!

Looking for more volume? Try grating in some courgette. Trust me. This is also a perfect way to sneak in some veg into your breakfast.

The downside? Waiting for the oats to cook can be torture. But, the 25 minutes are worth it, and you’ll soon be swept off to oat paradise. In addition, they are an ideal meal prep option. Just bake a batch the night before, leave in the fridge and either heat them up or eat cold with some fresh berries in the morning.

In terms of toppings, I love serving mine with a spoonful of peanut butter, but this is optional. And by optional, I mean mandatory.
Other toppings include fresh berries, coconut flakes, chocolate chips, yoghurt, the list is endless. I hope you enjoy these baked oats as much as I do! Say hello to your new favourite breakfast. 

Vanilla Baked Oats
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A breakfast which is super versatile, keeps you full for hours and tastes just like dessert. 

Course: Breakfast, post-workout meal
Keyword: baked oats, banana, oats, porridge
Servings: 1 serving
  • 40 g rolled oats
  • 1/2 mashed banana
  • 100 ml milk of choice
  • 15 g scoop of vanilla protein *
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 banana for topping
Optional add-ins and toppings
  • 60 g grated courgette
  • 1 tbsp chai seeds
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.

  2. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until combined and then transfer to an oven-proof dish. Place banana slices on top. 

  3. Place the oats into the oven and bake for 25 minutes. Serve with peanut butter, berries, or whatever toppings you fancy!

Recipe Notes
  • I used Missfits Nutrition's vanilla vegan multitasker, but any other protein powder will work fine. 

Make sure to let me know if you try these out, I’d love to know your thoughts!

Until the next post,

Evie x


  1. Omg, this power breakfast made me drool! will hit the stores for some ingredients.

    • eviejayne eviejayne

      Yess let me know what you think if you make them – they’re so easy! Thanks for reading x

  2. This looks and sounds amazing! Such a unique alternative to the boring breakfast routine throughout the week!

    • eviejayne eviejayne

      Thank you! It’s been my go-to breakfast for weeks now, I can’t get enough! X

  3. I love breakfasts like this! Other than the waiting of course. I would never have thought to add courgette to my breakfast! I think I’m going to try that. I haven’t had baked oats in so long because of the heat! x


    • eviejayne eviejayne

      Haha the wait is the worst but it’s so worth it! The courgette makes the texture so creamy, and you can’t taste it at all! So good! Thanks for reading x

    • eviejayne eviejayne

      It tastes just like dessert while still being super healthy. I can’t get enough – you need to try! Thanks for reading x

  4. I’ve never wanted anything more in my LIFE. I’m about to head to the shops in an hour, and I’ve just added these ingredients to my list. I cannot wait for breakfast tomorrow ?

    Thanks for the recipe, Evie!

    Beka |

    • eviejayne eviejayne

      Hahaha yesss!! You need to try them – honestly haven’t had anything else for breakfast since. Let me know what you think!! Thank you! X

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