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A serving of cherry baked oatmeal on a plate with a spoon.
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Cherry Baked Oatmeal

This easy cherry baked oatmeal comes together in one dish and is naturally sweetened with bananas and frozen cherries. It's the perfect make-ahead breakfast and is vegan + gluten-free.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Breakast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry baked oatmeal
Servings: 6


  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ½ cups frozen or fresh cherries divided
  • Fresh cherries for garnish
  • Toppings of choice: maple syrup and nut butter
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and spray an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Mash two bananas in prepared baking dish.
    Mashing banana into the baking dish.
  • Add rolled oats, flaxseed, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, almond milk, vanilla extract and almond extract and stir to combine.
    Oats, flaxseed, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, almond milk and almond extract in a baking dish. Almond milk is being poured into the dish.
  • Fold in 1 cup of frozen cherries and top with additional ½ cup frozen cherries.
    Cherries added to the baking dish.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes or until the middle of the bake is set and the top is golden.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Portion and serve. Top with maple syrup and nut butter, if using and enjoy.



Serving: 1/6 recipe | Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g