This post is sponsored by Market Wagon.
Oatmeal is a rich, nutritious breakfast dish that will keep you energized all morning. But what if there was an even easier way to eat it? We turned your classic bowl of oatmeal into a breakfast casserole with Baked Oatmeal. And it’s easy to get your hands on all the fresh ingredients you need to make it: they’re all available locally though Market Wagon!
How to Make Baked Oatmeal
With just a few minutes of prep and some time in the oven, you can make a delicious Baked Oatmeal breakfast that your family will love. This recipe comes out of the oven ready to eat like a breakfast cake or casserole and filled with all the things we love about this on-the-go snack.
Old-fashioned oats give it the bulk of its substance while providing plenty of nutrition. Butter, milk, eggs, baking powder, and applesauce help the ingredients stick together so you’ll end up with a pan of Baked Oatmeal, similar to oatmeal, that can be served in satisfying slices. Maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, apples, and walnuts give it that delicious oatmeal flavor!
You can add berries or other fruit to the recipe to add some sweet, fruity flavor. Alternatively, top each slice with some fruit after your Baked Oatmeal comes out of the oven. Our Caramelized Bananas would make a tasty topping!
- 1 3/4 cups milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 3 cups old-fashioned oats whole
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup apples diced
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9×9” or 11×7” baking pan with nonstick spray.
- Whisk all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Pour into the baking pan. Top with chopped walnuts.
- Bake for 35 minutes or until the center appears almost set for a softer, gooier consistency. If you prefer your Baked Oatmeal drier and more solid, bake until the center has set.
- Cool for 5 minutes before serving. Slice and serve with yogurt or fruit, if desired. Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to a week.
Get Fresh, Local Ingredients from Market Wagon
Market Wagon is on a mission to improve the farmers market. Now you can get fresh ingredients that are locally grown or made delivered directly to your doorstep! Market Wagon connects food lovers directly with vetted farmers and artisans in their area, helping them be a part of their local food community even on a busy schedule.
But Market Wagon doesn’t stop there! If you’re in a real hurry or simply can’t make up your mind about what to make for dinner, they offer kits using those same local ingredients that make it even easier. Meal kits and slow cooker bundles make meals easy.
When you’re ready to start shopping your virtual farmers market, just browse what Market Wagon has to offer and add it to your cart. You can see which farms or artisans are creating your favorite ingredients. When you check out, they’ll gather your items and prepare them for Market Wagon to deliver to you. You can also pick up your order at a local Market Wagon host.
Learn more about Market Wagon in Episode 145 of The Produce Moms Podcast, featuring founder Nick Carter.
Did your family love this unique Baked Oatmeal treat? Did you add any extra ingredients or tasty toppings to make it special? Tell us in the comments or tag us on Instagram @theproducemoms and @marketwagon.