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Breakfast Oat Cake

The perfect cold morning treat, this easy 7-ingredient breakfast oat cake is studded with melty chocolate chunks and is the ideal way to start your day. Plus, it’s healthy, win! 

Breakfast Oat Cake

Who says that you can’t have your cake and eat it… for breakfast? This is one of my favourite healthy winter breakfasts. It’s warming, satisfying, cakey, sweet and chocolatey. If this sounds up your alley, then keep reading!

This breakfast cake requires only 7 ingredients and takes less time than cooking up a traditional bowl of oats. This cakey little number is sure to please young and old and is a great recipe to make with kids. Simply chuck everything but the chocolate into a blender, pour into a bowl, bake and top with chunks of chocolate. Easy as pie! 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this gluten-free?

Add your favourite gluten-free oats for a gluten-free breakfast cake. 

Can I make this vegan?

To make this recipe vegan, increase the milk to ⅔ cup and replace the egg with 1 Tbsp of chia seeds soaked in 2 ½ Tbsp water. Top with chunks of your favourite vegan dark chocolate and enjoy!

 

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Breakfast Oat Cake

Breakfast Oat Cake


  • Author: Jess Bunn
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

The perfect cold morning treat, this easy 7-ingredient breakfast oat cake is studded with melty chocolate chunks and is the ideal way to start your day. Plus, it’s healthy, win! 


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup milk of choice**
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp flaked sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 square dark chocolate, diced
  • 1 Tbsp cacao (optional for a chocolate cookie cake)

Instructions

  1. Place the oats, banana, milk, baking powder, salt, oats, and honey in a blender. Blend for 1 minute on high until well combined and the oats are a fine puree.
  2. Set your air fryer to bake at a temperature of 177 degrees C for 13 minutes.
  3. Pour the oats into a 250ml ramekin, then place in the preheated air fryer.
  4. Once golden brown and cooked through, remove from the air fryer.
  5. Sprinkle with diced chunks of chocolate and serve immediately.

Notes

**Vegan adaptation: increase the milk to ⅔ cup, replace the egg with 1 Tbsp chia soaked with 2 ½ Tbsp water.

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 470.01kcal
  • Sugar: 30.51g
  • Sodium: 852.71mg
  • Fat: 12.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.73g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 75.39g
  • Fiber: 9.3g
  • Protein: 17.43g
  • Cholesterol: 173.71mg

Keywords: Breakfast Oat Cake

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4 Responses

  1. This was so delicious and easy!! Such a fabulous way to get my fussy 3 year old to eat something healthy. Thank you so so much for this recipe!






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