Baked Oats – Cinnamon Roll + Birthday Cake Variations (Gluten-free, Dairy free, Refined Sugar Free)

Baked Oats – Cinnamon Roll + Birthday Cake Variations (Gluten-free, Dairy free, Refined Sugar Free)
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You likely know by now how I love my oats.

I love them in breads.

I love them in crisps and cobblers.

I love them in cakes.

I especially love them blended with fun flavors and baked until puffed and golden for breakfast.  This brings me to these Baked Oats recipes that I’m so excited about!

 

When oats are blended, they become oat flour, and when oat flour is combined with egg, milk, baking powder, and flavor additions it essentially becomes a cake.  

This means, yes, we can eat cake for breakfast.  How great is that?

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Two of my favorite variations are this Cinnamon Roll Baked Oats, where I use coconut yogurt for a glaze, and Birthday Cake Baked Oats which is like a healthy Funfetti cake (and who doesn’t love that)?

You want to bake these long enough for the inside to fully cook through, anywhere from 30-45 minutes depending on your oven and depth of your baking dish.  This will make the texture more cake like and less like oatmeal.

“What else can I use?”

  • I sometimes use my Orgain vegan protein powder in place of the coconut sugar in these baked oats.  2 scoops can be subbed in for the coconut sugar.
  • If you don’t have coconut sugar, regular sugar works just as well.
  • Fruit is wonderful in these baked oats, and takes them more into a muffin territory which is delicious.

I can’t wait to hear what you think, and what combinations you come up with.  Please tag me on social media and share your creations, I love to see them!  Enjoy!

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Cinnamon Roll Baked Oats

These healthy cinnamon roll baked oats are gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free and the next best thing to having cake for breakfast.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • High speed blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 large egg

Topping

  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp coconut yogurt to top after baking

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a blender, combine the oats, teaspoon of cinnamon, baking powder, salt, 2 Tbsp. coconut sugar, egg, almond milk, banana, and vanilla.
  • Blend for 20 seconds or so until you have a relatively smooth batter.
  • Spray an oven-safe baking dish with nonstick spray and transfer batter to the dish.
  • Top with the teaspoon coconut sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes until golden and cooked through.
  • Set aside to cool for 10 minutes, then top with coconut yogurt and serve.
Keyword cinnamon roll, oats
birthdaycakeoats

Birthday Cake Baked Oats

Who doesn't want birthday cake for breakfast? With this gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free version you can have your cake and eat it too.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar2
  • 2 tbsp sprinkles
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a blender, combine all ingredients except for the sprinkles.
  • Blend for 20 seconds.
  • Stir 1 Tbsp of the sprinkles into the batter in the blender.
  • Transfer the batter to a heat proof baking dish sprayed with nonstick spray.
  • Top with the remaining 1 Tbsp sprinkles.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes, until golden and cooked through.
  • Let cool on a cooling rack for 10 minutes, then serve.
Keyword birthday cake, oats

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