A pan of chocolate baked oatmeal made with Navitas Organics Cacao Powder.

Chocolate Baked Oatmeal Recipe

This rich and chocolatey baked oatmeal is made with nuts, banana, almond butter, and dark chocolate chips for a delicious and filling morning meal. It bakes in under an hour and tastes like dessert for breakfast!

INGREDIENTS

2 cups gluten-free old-fashioned oats
⅔ cup roughly chopped pecans or walnuts
⅓ cup Navitas Organics Cacao Powder
2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed + 6 Tbsp. filtered water)
1¾ cups unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup pure maple syrup
1 cup banana, mashed
¼ cup almond butter
½ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips + more for topping

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 375°F and line a 9×9-inch baking dish with parchment or lightly grease with coconut oil.
In a medium bowl, combine oats, nuts, and cacao powder.
In a smaller bowl, mix up the flax egg and allow to sit for 5 minutes to gel. Add almond milk, maple syrup, banana and almond butter, and stir well to combine.
Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well.
Fold in dark chocolate chips.
Spoon mixture into baking dish and spread into an even layer. Top with more dark chocolate chips.
Bake for about 45 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week and reheat before serving.

Makes 4-6 servings

 

Submitted by Lauren Price | Flora & Vino

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Servings

4-6

This rich and chocolatey baked oatmeal is made with nuts, banana, almond butter, and dark chocolate chips for a delicious and filling morning meal. It bakes in under an hour and tastes like dessert for breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free old-fashioned oats
  • ⅔ cup roughly chopped pecans or walnuts
  • ⅓ cup Navitas Organics Cacao Powder
  • 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed + 6 Tbsp. filtered water)
  • 1¾ cups unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup banana, mashed
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips + more for topping

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line a 9×9-inch baking dish with parchment or lightly grease with coconut oil.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine oats, nuts, and cacao powder.
  3. In a smaller bowl, mix up the flax egg and allow to sit for 5 minutes to gel. Add almond milk, maple syrup, banana and almond butter, and stir well to combine.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well.
  5. Fold in dark chocolate chips.
  6. Spoon mixture into baking dish and spread into an even layer. Top with more dark chocolate chips.
  7. Bake for about 45 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.
  8. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week and reheat before serving.