Mango Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

Earlier this month, I posted a baked oatmeal. Then, I posted another. In less than a month, I am now posting another. You’re welcome.

There’s something you should know about mango in baked oats. Mangoes pack a lot of moisture, so the oatmeal does not get quite as cakey as it would with a banana or zucchini, and reducing the amount of liquid does not seem to help completely. It will remain spongey on the inside, like a bread pudding. (It ain’t a bad thing!)

Every time I use mango in oatmeal, I get upset with myself for not doing it more often. IT IS SO GOOD. I know I flip-flop on this often, but I think mango might be my favorite fruit. *drools*

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Mango Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: serves 1

What you'll need:

  • 1/4 cup milk of choice, or mango juice
  • 1/3 cup diced mango
  • 1/2 cup rolled (old-fashioned) oats
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1-2 tbsp semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips

How to make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a single-serving ramekin with nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add milk and diced mango. Semi-mash the diced mango with a fork.
  3. Add oats, baking powder, and salt. Mix until combined, mashing mango more if desired.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Pour into baking pan (top with more chocolate chips if desired) and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Just an FYI:

Ingredients (other than chocolate chips) can be blended together in a food processor if desired. Stir chocolate chips into the batter and then bake in ramekin as usual.

http://www.theoatmealartist.com/mango-chocolate-chip-baked-oatmeal/

About Lauren Smith

Lauren is a herbivore, Slytherin, and connoisseur of oats. She is a former teacher who is currently studying to earn a master's degree in curriculum development. You can follow her on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook.

One Response to Mango Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

  1. Heidi says:

    I LOVE MANGO! Never really thought about using it in a baked oatmeal. I always do the overnight oats and I add coconut to it so I can feel like I’m in a tropical region. LOL Thanks for sharing this incredible recipe!

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