Baked Berry Oatmeal & A Simple Life
Ingredients
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup brown sugar , divided
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon of chia seed (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup greek vanilla or plain yogurt
  • 1 cup berries , fresh or frozen
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the eggs, vegetable oil, milk, Greek yogurt and vanilla together in a bowl. Whisk together well.
  3. Add in the rolled oats, ½ cup brown sugar, baking powder, salt and chia seeds. Stir together until the dry ingredients are completely mixed in.
  4. Pour half the mixture into a greased 9x9 inch baking pan. Scatter the berries over top of the oatmeal mixture, reserving a few to place on top. Spoon the remaining oatmeal mixture over top of the berries. Place the rest of the berries on top pushing them in gently to the oatmeal mixture.
  5. If you are baking right away, sprinkle an additional ¼ cup brown sugar on top.
  6. If you plan to bake it the next day, cover the pan with plastic wrap and store in the fridge overnight. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top right before baking.
  7. Bake for 40 minutes until the oatmeal is set. You can tell by giving the pan a shake. When it stops middle doesn’t jiggle any more, it’s cooked all the way through.