Clearly, I love golden milk. I make lattes, cookies, hot chocolate, smoothies… I can’t quit it. I don’t want to. So, today, we’re making a baked golden milk oatmeal to feed the obsession. I mean, when it’s healthy for you, is it really that wrong? Nope. I think not. So let’s do this!
This one starts out like all the rest: banana. But there’s no water needed this time because we’re using some of our golden milk latte instead. I haven’t quite figured out the right way to spice it yet without using part of the GML batch, but that’s probably because I nearly always have some GML in the fridge, waiting to be warmed up. So I’ll work on that. For now, behold!
It has that rich golden milk flavor, but it’s also sweet and comforting. The warmth from the spices matches the heat of the oatmeal once it’s been baked, and the walnuts on top give it a perfect texture combo, IMO. I’m really loving this flavor – and I look forward to making a chocolate version with the Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte recipe, which you can easily do with this!
If you love golden milk as much as I do, check out my other GML recipes: Golden Milk Latte Cookies, Chocolate Golden Milk Smoothie, Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte, and the quintessential Golden Milk Latte. But I also have a TON of baked oatmeal recipes you’ll want to try too: Blueberry Pie, French Toast, Chocolate Zucchini, Baked Apple Cider Oatmeal, Cherry Pie, Peanut Butter Apple, and more found right here.
Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me @fruitsohard or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I’d love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!
A sweet, perfectly spiced baked golden milk oatmeal wonderful for a healthy, warm breakfast. Naturally sweetened and super delicious!
- 1 ripe banana, mashed*
- 1/2 cup zucchini (peeled and grated)
- 1/4 cup Golden Milk Latte** (recipe in notes)
- (optional) 2 tsp maple syrup (to taste - or sub 1 tbsp date paste)
- 1 tbsp ground flax/chia
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1-2 tbsp chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 C) and ready a ramekin for baking with parchment paper or non-stick spray. (I don't use either of those - I bake right within my ramekin, eat straight from it, and wash or soak immediately.)
Mash banana in small/medium mixing bowl. Add golden milk latte, zucchini, and (optional) maple syrup and stir well to combine.
Add flax/chia and oats and stir again. You can add (some or all of the) walnuts here and stir or wait until the next step.
Put mixture in ramekin and top with walnuts. Then bake for 20 minutes and let cool slightly before enjoying.
*You can use fresh banana or frozen-thawed banana. I've done both and they both work well.
**Golden Milk Latte recipe.