Spiced Pear Oatmeal Bake – A cozy baked oatmeal recipe filled with oats, nutmeg and pears. A delicious fall-food inspired breakfast recipe.
Cool fall mornings call for a warm and yummy breakfast. My first thought…pancakes and waffles, but most are sugar-laden, and full of refined-flour. These ingredients don’t often result in feeling full for very long and aren’t so great for your blood sugar levels.
Don’t get me wrong, I love to enjoy pancakes and waffles every once in a while, but when I need a breakfast that will keep me feeling satisfied, these sweet treats just won’t cut it. Cue the wholesome, fiber-filled goodness of oats!
This delicious fall-food inspired spiced pear oatmeal bake hits the spot. Oats are a whole grain, and are a true superfood packing in over 4 grams of fiber per cup!
Oats even have a specific type of fiber called beta-glucan that’s known to help lower cholesterol. This oat-filled breakfast bake will satisfy the taste buds, and keep you feeling full longer than a sugar-packed breakfast.
Our spiced pear oatmeal bake is a great make-ahead recipe and perfect for a cozy weekend breakfast.
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1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice pears, grease a 8×8 baking pan and line the bottom of the pan with pear slices.
2 – Mix dry ingredients: In a large bowl, combine oats, walnuts, flaxseed, baking powder, spices and chopped pears. Spread dry ingredients out evenly in the baking pan.
3 – Mix wet ingredients: In the same large bowl, combine eggs (whisk), milk, honey, vanilla and coconut oil.
4 – Combine. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the baking pan with the dry ingredients. Top with remaining sliced pears and sprinkle with a bit of nutmeg and a handful of oats.
5 – Bake for 50 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
6 – Let cool 5-10 minutes. Garnish with fresh mint and a drizzle of maple syrup. Enjoy!
Spiced Pear Oatmeal Bake: Tips, Tricks and Tools
This oatmeal bake is not super sweet. Feel free to add more sweetener if you’d like. I generally make the bake less sweet and add maple syrup upon serving if I want it to be sweeter.
Make it dairy-free by using a plant-based milk like almond milk or soy milk.
Make it gluten-free by using certified gluten-free oats.
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Spiced Pear Oatmeal Bake
- 2 cups old fashioned oats (plus one handful) divided + garnish
- 2 pears divided 1 sliced, 1 diced
- 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
- 1/4 cup ground flax
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- salt a pinch
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups milk regular or nut milk
- 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted to room temperature
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- mint for garnish
- maple syrup spread over top
- Prep: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, grease 8×8 inch baking pan. Line bottom of baking pan with sliced pears.
- Mix dry ingredients: In a large bowl, combine oats, walnuts, flax, baking powder, spices and chopped pears. Spread dry ingredients evenly in the baking pan.
- Mix wet ingredients: In a medium bowl, combine eggs (whisked), milk, honey, vanilla and coconut oil.
- Combine: Slowly add wet ingredients to the baking pan. Top with remaining sliced pears. Sprinkle nutmeg and a handful of oats on top of mixture.
- Bake: 50 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean
- Chill: Let cool 5-10 minutes. Garnish with mint and a drizzle of maple syrup. Enjoy!
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