Banana, Chocolate, and Almond Breakfast Oatmeal12 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 5 min
- Ready In: 15 min
“Banana, almonds, and cocoa powder turn plain quick oats into a tasty breakfast.” - by *~Lissa~*
Original recipe yields 2 servings
- Whisk the milk, cocoa powder, turbinado sugar, and almond extract together in a saucepan over medium-low heat until the sugar has dissolved; bring the mixture to a simmer.
- Stir the mashed banana and oatmeal into the milk mixture; cook at a simmer until the oatmeal is thickened and the banana has broken up slightly, about 5 minutes. Fold the slivered almonds into the oatmeal to serve.
Amount Per Serving (2 total)
- 366 cal
- 12.3 g
- 58.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (12)Rate This Recipe
"Instead of turbanado sugar, I used honey in it's place. I also used old fashioned oats only because that was what I had on hand. I shared this with my oldest son--we both thought this was very good. M..." See morey banana was quite ripe so the honey might not even be necessary next time I make this."
"Chocolate for breakfast - what could be better? This not only tastes delicious, but happens to be good for you too! Since I didn't have any almonds on hand I subbed walnuts and vanilla extract which p..." See moreroved to be a nice flavor combination. I cut back on the sugar a bit (personal preference). I topped this with a little sliced banana, toasted walnuts, and coconut. Thanks for a great recipe *~Lissa~*!"
"I would make a few changes to this recipe as I found it quite rich and sweet. The almond flavoring also put it a bit over the top. I'd replace that with vanilla extract and reduce the sugar (how much ..." See moreyou use depends on the ripeness of your banana) and cocoa. I would also use toasted almonds. This could possibly be a good way to get oatmeal into my kids, so I'll try it out on them. Thanks for the recipe!"
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