Oatmeal Bake

Warning: This recipe is difficult to stop eating! This oatmeal bake is truly addictive. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. It is perfectly sweet thanks to brown sugar and the pieces of dried fruit plug up in the oven giving the bake an amazing texture. The topping allows for a slight crunch. My favorite way to enjoy this is with a giant dollop of creamy yogurt. The yogurt just lifts up the flavors, plus it cools my mouth down because I can’t wait long enough for it to cool out of the oven before digging in.

The method for the bake could not be simpler. In a large bowl I combine old fashioned rolled oats with sugar and salt. Then I whisk in milk, an egg, and flavor with vanilla extract. That is poured directly into a buttered dish. For the streusel topping, I stir together dried fruit, walnuts, flour, more sugar, cinnamon, salt, and cut in butter. It is then sprinkled over the top and baked at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

This recipe is great for a meal prep breakfast. It stores really well in the refrigerator. On the first day I eat it right out of the oven, then the next days I heat up a slice in the microwave for about 60 seconds.

I hope you give this recipe a try. I enjoy it very much and I am sure that you will too! Don’t forget to comment and like this recipe if you want to see more recipes like this one!


Oatmeal Bake

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Oatmeal:

2 teaspoons butter

1 1/4 cups rolled oats

3 tablespoons light brown sugar

kosher salt

1 2/3 cups milk

1 large egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping:

1/3 cup American Blend Traina Home Grown Fruitons

1/3 walnuts, chopped

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1 tablespoon flour

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Kosher salt

Greek yogurt for serving

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-inch x 8-inch square baking pan with butter.

  2. For the oatmeal: Stir together the oats, sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Whisk together the milk, egg, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture into the oat mixture and stir to combine.

  3. For the topping: Stir tighter the Fruitons, walnuts, brown sugar, oats, butter, flour, cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl until evenly combined.

  4. To assemble: Pour the oatmeal into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle on the topping. Bake until lightly browned and just set, about 50 minutes. Let cool on a rack for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve warm with Greek yogurt.