Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

 

 

We love blueberries – they’re so yummy, and healthy, too! The other day, we wanted to shake up our breakfast routine a little and try something new, so we made Baked Blueberry Oatmeal!

This is another great recipe where kids can do most of the work. The ingredients are simple, and with applesauce replacing some sugar and butter, it’s even a healthy-ish breakfast choice!

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

(E was 4 years and 7 months old.)

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You don’t need a mixer, you can mix everything by hand.

E loves the whisk

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

but has figured out that eventually, when the batter gets too thick, she’s better off with a different utensil.

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

I did have to hold the bowl for her when she scraped the batter into the baking dish

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

but after that, she was able to smooth out the blueberry oatmeal mixture herself.

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

I kind of expected the oatmeal to turn browner on top, but it only really did so at the very edges. Make sure not to leave it in the oven for too long!

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

This is really not a very sweet breakfast, and I like that. If it’s not sweet enough for you, feel free to add sugar on top before you bake or pour some syrup over it before you serve it! Or serve it with yogurt – I think I’ll try that next time!

 

Baking with Kids: Simple and delicious baked blueberry oatmeal recipe - try it for breakfast tomorrow!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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