Porridge is an everyday breakfast win that provides you with the best possible start to your day. But when it comes to very special occasions in which indulgence is the name of the game – Christmas day, for example – is there a way to kick things up a notch? Of course there is.
This recipe is perfect to banish the culinary stresses that the holidays are famous for. Simply throw the ingredients together the night before, let the slow cooker work its magic, and wake up to homely breakfast perfection.
The Maple & Pecan Quaker Oats bring a next-level nuttiness that’s bound to kick the festivities into gear, while the addition of cinnamon, apple, and cranberries infuse this dish with those classic, comforting Christmas flavours your entire family will love. It’s the perfect way to whip up that special feeling of cosy happiness the Danes call hygge.
Helping you to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, there’s absolutely no doubt that these warming oats are set to be your newest winter tradition. Once you’ve given it a taste, you’re going to wish it could be Christmas every day – and with this recipe in your proverbial back pocket, who’s stopping you?
What You’ll Need:
5 sachets Maple & Pecan Oats
300ml apple juice
1/4 tsp salt
3 small apples
2 tbsp water
1 tsp ground cinnamon
50g dried cranberries
1 banana, sliced
How You Make It:
Pop your oats, apple juice, 600ml water and salt in your slow cooker, place the lid on and cook overnight (about 8 hours) on the lowest setting.
The next morning, core and peel your apples. Place in a small saucepan with 2 tbsp water and the cinnamon and bring up to a simmer. Pop a lid on and cook for 10 minutes on low.
Remove from the heat. To serve, transfer the porridge to a serving dish and spoon on the apple compote. Stir through loosely.
Divide into bowls and top with cranberries and banana. Merry cHristmas!