I absolutely love this recipe for baked oatmeal cups! They are totally delicious and incredibly versatile. You can eat them on the go as you would a muffin, or enjoy them hot out of the oven, in a bowl with milk and fruit.
A note about the sugar content –
When refrigerated, these muffins taste perfectly sweet. When they are hot, they tastes almost completely unsweetened.
To serve hot, place one or two muffins in a bowl and break them up. Top with brown sugar or maple syrup, raisins, and a drizzle of milk. Enjoy as you would any other ordinary bowl of oatmeal.
3 cups old fashioned oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 2 bananas)
1 1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup blueberries or chopped apple or 1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup almonds, pecans or other
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin with butter, oil, or cooking spray.
Mix all the ingredients, except blueberries and nuts, in a bowl.
Fold in the blueberries or mix in chocolate chips.
Fill muffin cups all the way to the top.
Sprinkle nuts on top (or any toppings desired).
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
Cool for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a baking rack.