Cinnamon porridge with banana & berries

Cinnamon porridge with banana & berries

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
Start the day in a superhealthy way with energy-boosting oats and fresh fruit

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal266
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs53g
  • sugars34g
  • fibre5g
  • protein12g
  • salt0.24g
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  • 100g porridge oats
  • ½ tsp cinnamon, plus extra to serve



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  • 4 tsp demerara sugar
  • 450ml skimmed milk
  • 3 banana, sliced



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  • 400g punnet strawberries, hulled and halved



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  • 150g pot fat-free natural yogurt


  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, mix the oats, cinnamon, sugar, milk and half the sliced bananas. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Turn down the heat and cook for 4-5 mins, stirring all the time.

  2. Remove and divide between 4 bowls, top with the remaining banana, strawberries, a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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Comments (32)

jdwillow26's picture

This is my fav breakfast recipe.

picassointhekitchen's picture

The addition of bananas into the cooking pan is a great idea! I didn't have any strawberries so added some blueberries and omitted the yoghurt. I also cut down on the sugar. Still tasted delicious and indeed a good way to use up those bruised bananas. However, this recipe will never feed 4 if you are feeding a husband and growing boys! I didn't quite double up, just added some extra oats and milk.

Kaia's picture

A proper celebration of breakfast! Even without the strawberries.

laubee's picture

I love this brekkie. It's like Christmas in a bowl !

aniotyganda's picture

I loved it.

aniotyganda's picture

i loved it

ruthquigg21's picture

This sounds good. I must try it without so much sugar though. I like the idea of adding the bananas before cooking.

hannah767's picture

I had this for breakfast this morning and thought it was a delicious and fulfilling way to start the day! I didn't have any strawberries or yogurt in though, so I used honey and raisins as I'm such a sweet tooth. It's a great way to use up your bruised bananas!

alisonpg's picture

I would never have thought to include banana in the pan when cooking the porridge, but it works so well. Delicious with the cinnamon too and something I'll definitely make again soon.

mrsmeeth's picture

Delicious and very filling (although I did eat 2 servings at once...)

bobbyg's picture

A really nice breakfast, I cooked some of the strawberries as well as the banana.


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