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Servings: 4

Prep time: 5 mins

Course:

dessert

Blueberry oat bake

Comforting, nourishing, quick and healthy, this bake makes an excellent week-night dessert.

gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, soy free, oil free

Ingredients

  • 2–3 very ripe bananas, peeled

  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 1 ½ cup plant-based milk, such as almond, soy or oat

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax or chia seeds

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  2. Add the bananas to a large oven-safe casserole dish and use a fork to mash them thoroughly.

  3. Add the oats, milk, ground flax or chia seeds, cinnamon, vanilla and salt to the casserole dish. Mix everything until well combined. Smooth the surface with a spoon or spatula.

  4. Scatter the blueberries on top of the oats

  5. Bake the oats for 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

  6. Enjoy the bake warm with plant-based milk, soy yoghurt or additional fruit.

Variations

Try chopped pear, plums or other fruit depending what's in season.

Chef's tips

"Always a crowd pleaser, this dessert is naturally sweet from the bananas and berries - no refined sugar in sight!"

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Anthea Chen

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