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A serving of banana bread baked oatmeal on a plate topped with fresh banana slices and walnuts.
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4.83 from 23 votes

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

This banana bread baked oatmeal is studded with walnuts and lightly sweetened with maple syrup. It tastes just like banana bread in oatmeal form and is perfect for meal prep. Vegan + gluten-free.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Breakast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana baked oatmeal, banana bread baked oatmeal
Servings: 6


  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon fine-grain sea salt
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup plus more for serving
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 2 Tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 4 medium bananas 3 mashed (about 1 ¼ cup) and 1 sliced
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped and divided
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and spray an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
    Oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a mixing bowl. A hand is using a gold spoon to mix the ingredients.
  • Add in the milk, maple syrup, flaxseed, coconut oil, vanilla, mashed bananas and walnuts. Stir well to combine.
    Milk, maple syrup, flaxseed, coconut oil, vanilla, mashed bananas and walnuts being added to the oat mixture.
  • Carefully pour oatmeal mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with banana slices.
    The banana bread baked oatmeal mixture has been poured into the 8x8 baking dish and a hand is placing slices of banana in a 4x4 pattern.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until the top is nicely golden. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Portion and serve. Drizzle additional maple syrup on top, if desired and serve.
    Banana bread baked oatmeal in an 8x8 baking dish.


Serving: 1/6 of recipe | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 20g