- 500ml semi-skimmed milk
- 2 small cinnamon sticks
- 6 cardamom pods, bashed
- 2 Gala apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm cubes
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- 200g jumbo porridge oats
- 1 egg, beaten
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- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp baking powder
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- 100g pecans, roughly chopped
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- 320g blackberries
- milk or fat-free yogurt and maple syrup, to serve
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Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the milk, spices and apple in a small saucepan. Cover, gently bring to the boil and simmer for 10-12 mins. Set aside to infuse for at least 15 mins.
Remove and discard the spices, then pour the apples and milk into a large bowl and roughly crush the apples with the back of a fork. Mix in the oats, egg, vanilla, baking powder, pecans and blackberries.
Tip into a 2-litre ovenproof dish and bake for about 30-35 mins until piping hot in the middle. Serve with milk or yogurt and maple syrup, if you like.