Feb 5, 2022 (Last updated Apr 4, 2023) by Hannah Sunderani
Hiya Friends! My goodness do I have a delicious breakfast recipe for you! This is my Chocolate Chip Baked Banana Oatmeal recipe, and it’s what dreams are made of.
This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, healthy and wholesome! It’s made with simple ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry.
It’s an easy recipe to prepare in advance, and you can freeze it too!
Expect delicious flavours like banana, cinnamon, chocolate and peanut butter in this delectable baked oatmeal.
Now let me tell you exactly how to make this recipe, so that you can enjoy it pronto.
It’s no surprise that I’m a BIG fan of baked oatmeal recipes! My blueberry banana baked oatmeal is a weekend ritual in our household. Also, I frequently make my baked apple oatmeal cups for snacks on the run.
However, I thought it time to create another flavour for you; cue this Chocolate Chip Banana Baked Oatmeal.
Well friend, this recipe was a HUGE hit! My husband absolutely loved it and we’ve made it three times in just one week! I’ve also shared the recipe with a few of my neighbours and their kids adored it.
This Chocolate Chip Banana Baked Oatmeal is:
I mean, it doesn’t get more scrumptious than this!
What I love so much about this recipe is that it’s popular with both kids and adults. My 3-year-old niece loves this recipe as much as my 32 year old husband! haha. Funny how some flavour combos just never get old.
I also find this recipe a nice change from traditional oatmeal. Although I love to make my Easy Oatmeal Recipe for breakfast, it’s more suited as a recipe for one. But this recipe feeds a crowd.
This chocolate chip banana baked oatmeal recipe is also a good meal-prep recipe to enjoy breakfast through the week. The leftovers are just as good as the day you made it. And, it makes enough to feed 8 people.
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It’s so easy to make this baked oatmeal recipe. In fact, I encourage you to get your kids involved because it’s so easy and fun to make.
First, we’ll add all of our dry ingredients to a rectangle 8×11 inch baking dish.
Next, add the wet ingredients and whisk everything together with a fork to combine. (See image 1 below).
Sprinkle with chocolate chips and bake in the oven at 375F/190C for 25 to 30 minutes. It’s optional to drizzle with a bit of peanut butter when finished. Let cool for 10 minutes, slice and serve!
I told you it was dead easy to make! Literally, anyone can do it. Which is why I have given it my Newbie Cook stamp of approval.
I’m often asked what type of oats to use in my recipes. There are so many different types of oats, and it can be confusing to know which variety you need.
For this recipe, and in most of my recipes, I’ve used rolled oats.
Rolled oats are very popular and versatile. They have a chewy, soft texture, and a creamy consistency when cooked.
I really love this product by One Degree Organic Foods because of it’s chewy soft texture and creamy consistency.
Since they’re sprouted, they’re easier to digest and boasts more nutrients! They’re also gluten-free!
My oats brand of choice is One Degree Organic Foods, Sprouted Rolled Oats. They bake beautifully in this recipe!
I love supporting One Degree Organic Foods because of their 100% transparency in production process from their farm to your table. You can even scan the QR code on each package to find out about the farmers who made your oats! Like, how cool is that?
One Degree Organic Foods believes in sustainable farming practices and 100% organic ingredients. All-in-all, I love the initiative of this company for creating oats that taste good, and that are good for you, the farmer, and the planet.
As mentioned above, One Degree Organic Foods have sponsored this blog post. I only work with companies that I know and love.
If you’re vegan then keep in mind that not all chocolate is vegan. So, you’ll want to check the ingredient list when purchasing chocolate chips.
Most chocolate that’s 70% dark or higher is what I like to call “accidentally vegan,” especially if it’s a quality brand as they’re using more pure ingredients. The same goes for semi-sweet chocolate chips. Check out this article from Spruce Eats to know; is your chocolate vegan? and what brands you can find at your local grocery store.
This recipe will keep for up to 5 days. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.
Alternatively, you can cover your baking dish with some plastic wrap or reusable wrap and place directly in the fridge.
Be sure that the banana baked oatmeal has cooled completely before storing.
To re-heat, microwave in 30 second increments for 1 to 2 minutes. But also, this recipe is really delicious cold!
Yes! You can freeze this chocolate chip banana baked oatmeal! Let it cool completely, cut and store the individual pieces in air-tight containers.
To reheat, pop in the microwave at 30 second intervals for 1 to 2 minutes, or until desired temperature.
Or, you can freeze the entire bake (uncut). To reheat, cover the top with tinfoil and pop in the oven at 350F for 20 to 25 minutes.
Now, if you’re digging this recipe you might also like these oat recipes:
So there we have it, a tasty recipe for Chocolate Chip Baked Banana Oatmeal. It’s deliciously sweet, chocolatey and a perfect breakfast to prepare in advance.
Vegan, gluten-free, and made with simple and wholesome ingredients. I know that you’re going to love this recipe as much as we do!
If you do make this recipe please let me know in the comments below what you think! I truly love hearing from you, and I’m always here to answer any questions you might have.
And of course, tag me on Instagram with your pictures using the hashtag #twospoons. Nothing makes me happier than to see your recreations.
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