Strawberries and Cream Baked Oatmeal

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Loaded with fresh and juicy seasonal strawberries, this strawberries and cream baked oatmeal is a quick and delicious breakfast or brunch recipe! With the addition of old-fashioned oats, almond milk and flaxseed meal, this recipe is a healthy alternative to get you going in the morning. As it reheats perfectly, make this baked oatmeal at the beginning of the week, refrigerate and enjoy all week long!

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Can you tell I’m just a tad obsessed with strawberries? I have been going a little crazy. Not only are they juicy and scrumptious, they are also cheaper this time of year since there is such an abundance of them! This makes me happy. Berries are not cheap.

Smoothies, pies and breakfast bowls have been highlighting this delightful little fruit, but my favorite way to incorporate them thus far is this strawberries and cream baked oatmeal.

Have I ever told you guys how obsessed I am with baked oatmeal? I mean this recipe from last fall was one of my favorites. I made it a multitude of times over the winter. It was time to “spring-up” this favorite of mine, and so I did…berries and cream style.

Regular old oatmeal I’m very hit or miss with. As I’ve discovered recently, I love it breakfast bowl-style: with a bunch of crunchy and delicious toppings. When it’s all by itself? I don’t love it so much. Baked oatmeal on the other hand is a different story. Baking it off in the oven adds some much needed crunch to a classic dish and satisfies each and every time.

If you’re feeling spunky, pair this strawberries and cream baked oatmeal with a porter (I like porters of the chocolate variety) ;). Have a wonderful week friends! Don’t let this stupid Monday get you down! xo

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Strawberries and Cream Baked Oatmeal

Yields 6

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar (light if preferred)
  • 1/3 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free, all-natural applesauce
  • 3/4 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup fresh diced strawberries (plus extra for topping)
  • almond milk, coconut milk, Greek yogurt (for drizzling and serving)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F and spray an 8x8in baking dish with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the oats, brown sugar, ground flaxseed, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another large bowl, whisk together the applesauce, almond milk, egg, butter and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together until just moistened.
  5. Very gently and carefully, fold in the strawberries.
  6. Bake the oatmeal for 25-30 minutes or until it has puffed up just a bit and is golden brown on top.
  7. Remove from heat and let stand for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately with additional strawberries, almond milk, coconut milk, or Greek yogurt.
  9. Enjoy!
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  • jocooksrecipes

    OMG this is totally my favorite breakfast! Your oatmeal looks so good, love it! And yeah, I love strawberries too, great pictures as usual!

  • Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps

    Just saw this in Insta and had to come comment! I’m a BIG oatmeal girl for breakfasts and this is GORGEOUS!!!

  • I love that you can make this earlier and enjoy it all week long!

  • marcie @ flavor the moments

    I’ve been eating my share of strawberries, and I can never get enough oatmeal! Delicious idea!

  • Gayle @ Pumpkin ‘N Spice

    This baked oatmeal looks amazing, Justine! I’m loving the strawberries and cream flavor. I just want to dive right into this! Pinned!

  • Strawberries and cream all day e’ry day! :-)

  • I love baked oatmeal, and I am practically dying for seasonal local strawberries! This looks delicious!

  • Kelley @ chefsavvy.com

    This looks wonderful! I love baked oatmeal it is such a wonderful breakfast treat! Love the strawberries and cream flavor!

  • Oh my gosh I want this oatmeal for breakfast tomorrow!! This looks delicious Justine! Pinned! ;-) PS glad your obsessed with strawberries too..

  • Ami@NaiveCookCooks

    I have never made baked oatmeal before. I know what a tragedy but seriously these pictures might just convince me to make one for tomorrow breakfast!! Looks so yummy!

  • whatjessicabakednext

    I’m obsessed with strawberries too – definitely my favourite fruit! :D Love this baked oatmeal – delicious recipe!

  • This looks like the best way to start the morning..it looks gorgeous! I love baked oatmeal and the strawberries and cream combo sound perfect!

  • Thank you so much, Alice! :)

  • Baked oatmeal sounds like a great idea! Love strawberries and I’m so glad they are in season now. Need to try this great recipe soon :)