Oatmeal Brown Sugar and Blueberry Muffins or Baked Oatmeal

Confession… I don’t love oatmeal.

Perhaps it’s the overdone trend of overnight oats, perhaps it’s the fact I don’t opt for instant oatmeal, and perhaps it’s just once you’ve had it a million times it can get boring. Sorry.

However, baked oatmeal or oatmeal muffins, now that’s a different tune.

My favourite way to have a bowl of oats is with brown sugar. Yes, I know it’s sugar and sugar is bad. Ah. However, once in a while adding sugar into your diet is not a sin. I enjoy baking with brown sugar, and I certainly think the combination of oatmeal and brown sugar is one that is a must.

Brown Sugar…mmm mmm mmm

RedPath Sugar was kind enough to send me over a massive box of treats. In it was a bag of their dark brown sugar.  This sugar is rich, decadent, and smells as if heaven rained down a bunch of sweetness directly on top of me. The best part is that this Canadian company ensures that the sugar is sustainably sourced and ethically grown.

When I saw the sugar, I instantly knew I had to make some oatmeal muffins. So here is what I came up with!

brown sugar oatmeal muffins

Oatmeal Brown Sugar and Blueberry Muffins

Course Breakfast, Snack
Servings 6 muffins

Equipment

  • muffin pan
  • large bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp avocado or olive oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder-
  • 1 dash dash of cinnamon and/or cardamom (optional)
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup skim milk powder
  • 1 handful fresh or frozen bluberries

Instructions
 

  • Mash up all of the bananas in a bowl. You can use a fork to easily do this.
  • In the same bowl add all of your wet ingredients and mix well.
  • One by one, add each of your dry ingredients, mixing well in between each addition.
  • Your mixture should be not fluid, but moldable. Then fold in the berries.
  • Add your mixture to a lined muffin pan OR a muffin pin lightly dusted with some oil or cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  • Let cool and enjoy or store in an air-tight container in the fridge. If not using within a week, freeze.

Notes

Note: you can swap the blueberries for nuts, chocolate chips, cranberries or just leave them out. It's whatever you enjoy with your oatmeal. 
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Enjoy!

If you want to make more easy or flourless oat treats, check out: Oat Cookies Your Kids Will Freak Out About

*To learn what Sustainably Sourced and Ethically Grown means to Redpath Sugar, head over to redpathsugar.com/sustainablysourced to learn more.

This post was sponsored on my social media by RedPath Sugar, however, the recipe and opinions are my own.