Baked Oatmeal Brownie Batter

The ideal way to have dessert for breakfast! This baked oatmeal has the flavor of a rich, chocolaty brownie. You may just have some genuine brownies afterwards.

Today’s post will be short and sweet since I’m short on time and need to go cook a bunch of goodies.

I’ve never been a fan of oatmeal. It’s definitely a textural issue, and I’ve tried every combination of add-ins I could think of to make it taste better to me (apples with cinnamon, fresh fruit, nuts), but nothing worked.

I ultimately realized that if I simply made it more of a dessert, I’d probably have better results. And guess what? It worked!

Spoil yourself a little

If you want to cook something for Christmas morning that will make your family believe you’re treating them (and you could use that to your advantage, just saying), this is the recipe for you.

If you’re searching for a quick and simple breakfast that will make every day seem like Christmas morning, this is the recipe for you. This Brownie Batter Oatmeal tastes just like brownie batter, but it’s quicker and smaller in size.

As a result, having dessert for breakfast is entirely fine (if you ask me). The recipe is for one serving, so increase it by the number of people you want to serve.

My personal advice on making brownie batter oatmeal

  • I prefer to leave mine a little underbaked so that it’s more like brownie batter than a completely cooked brownie, but you could definitely leave it in the oven a little longer if you want it firmer.
  • Sprinkle with more chocolate chips. This is something I take for granted.
  • When it comes to chocolate chips, utilize micro chocolate chips if possible. They melt a bit better in this shape and don’t leave as many large pieces of chocolate behind. Of course, if that’s your goal, go ahead and use the standard-sized chips!

Brownie Batter Oatmeal

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Prep Time: 5mins
Cook Time: 15mins
Total Time: 20mins
Servings: 1serving
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The perfect way to eat dessert for breakfast! This baked oatmeal tastes just like a rich, chocolatey brownie.


  • a cup of old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • cupmilk of your choice
  • 1 tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon oil of your choice I use either coconut or canola oil.
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp micro chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Set aside an individual-sized ramekin sprayed with nonstick spray.
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
    4 cup old-fashioned oats, 2 tbsp all-purpose flour, 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1
    In a small mixing bowl, combine the oats, flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
  • 1 Tablespoon small chocolate chips, 4 teaspoon pure vanilla essence
    2 tsp oil, 12 tbsp honey or maple syrup, 14 cup milk, 1 tsp maple syrup, oil, and vanilla extract, mix until completely integrated. Stir in the chocolate chunks.
    1 Combine milk and honey
  • Pour mixture into prepared ramekin and sprinkle with a few additional small chocolate chips (for fun!).
  • Bake for 15 minutes, depending on the consistency desired.
  • Remove from the oven with care and serve immediately. Enjoy!


Vegan: This can easily be made vegan by using non-dairy milk and chocolate chips.Baking dish size: I used 4oz ramekins in these photos, to give you an idea of the quantity of each serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 3mg
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