Mama Bear's Porridge

Mama Bear's Porridge


"My Mama Bear made this for us all the time! Even oatmeal haters might like this version. It's sweet and custardy, and keeps you full 'till lunchtime. By the way, don't balk at the 'raw eggs' that get stirred in - the hot porridge cooks them completely. Bears prefer honey, but brown sugar can be used instead."


20 m servings 507 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 507 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.2g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 19.2 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium:
  • 237 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Combine the powdered milk, oats and cinnamon; quickly stir into the boiling water. Return the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the mixture is the desired thickness.
  2. Remove from heat and mix in the raisins and vanilla. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each. The hot porridge will cook the eggs completely. Divide the porridge between 4 bowls. Top each one with a teaspoon of butter, 1/4 cup of milk , and drizzle with honey.
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  1. 110 Ratings


I really love this! I've made it several days in a row. It's protein packed- far more than regular oatmeal, so it's a great energy boost for breakfast, and a good source of calcium with all th...

This recipe requires a little modification if you like your porridge thick instead of runny, that is why 4 stars instead of 5. I added 2TBSP more oatmeal, and then still had to continue cooking...

When I was a kid, I had to eat oatmeal for breakfast and I wasn't allowed to dress it up with sugar, butter or even honey, so for years, the mere thought of oatmeal was enough to make me gag (I ...

My husband and I basically enjoyed this recipe but were put off somewhat by the flavor of powdered milk. There is really no reason why powdered milk has to be used, so if I make it again I will...

This was really good. I added more cinnamon (another 1/2 tsp) and I had to cook it a little longer to get it to a good consistency. The first time I made this I put the honey on it - it was gr...

Yum, yum, yum! I love this recipe! I omit the raisins and I also leave the porridge on low heat for an extra minute while I stir the egg in. I usually add extra cinnamon and sometimes nutmeg as ...

This is a great filling healthy breakfast. Both kids and the hubby enjoyed it. I only had 2 eggs and it was still nice and creamy. We didn't add the extra milk and I used brown sugar instead ...

This was definitely the best oatmeal I have ever eaten. I did change the recipe a little, though. Since I was only making two servings, I halved the recipe, but used a cup of oats (I only had ...

I'm eating it right now. Wonderful, creamy taste. I made it wrong and it is still good, I scaled it down to one and I had 2 eggs in my head so added 2 eggs instead of 3/4. So, I just cooked i...