Black Forest Oatmeal

Dessert for breakfast? eh, yes please!

Serves 2|Takes 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

For the oatmeal:

1 cup of Flahavan’s Oats
1 cup of whole milk
3/4 cup of water

For the toppings:

150g Morello cherries (tinned or jarred, plus 100ml of liquid from the tin or jar)
Star anise x 1
2 tbsp maple syrup
40g dark chocolate chips

METHOD:

For the oatmeal:

Add all the ingredients into a medium saucepan and bring to a low simmer on medium-high heat.
Turn the heat to low, and simmer for around 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the oats have softened and thickened.

For the toppings:

Place the Morello cherries and cherry liquor, Star anise and maple syrup in a small sauce pan, bring to simmering point and simmer for 3-5 minutes until the cherries have broken down a bit and the liquor is reduced slightly.
Remove the Star anise before spooning the cherry compote on top of the hot oatmeal and topping with the dark chocolate chips

Recipe Categories:

Breakfast   Porridge Oats   Vegetarian  

For this recipe you can use:

Flahavan's Irish Rolled Oats
Flahavan's Oats Illustration