Healthy Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal is an easy to make, healthy breakfast! Packed with caffeine and coffee, it’s so delicious and perfect for meal prepping!
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Healthy Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal is a must try, delicious breakfast recipe. I mean what could be better than chocolate AND coffee in your breakfast?
Sure, we all love our morning cup of joe, but did it ever occur to you to actually bake coffee INTO your breakfast? If not, you’re going to flip over this easy baked oatmeal recipe.
Made with a few wholesome ingredients like applesauce, oats, coffee, and chocolate – this decadent breakfast is done in under 40 minutes and is great for meal prepping!
It’s no secret how much I love (and you love!) baked oatmeal. This Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal and this Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal are two of the most popular recipes on my site.
If you’ve never made baked oatmeal – NOW is the time to try it! It is seriously one of the best easy, healthy breakfasts you can make!
One of the reasons I love baked oatmeal so much is because of how simple it is to make. When you cook oatmeal on the stove you really have to watch it, and constantly stir it so that it doesn’t burn.
Plus, after you cook it, you have to wash that sticky oatmeal covered pan. It’s kind of a big ordeal for one meal!
I can honestly say that since trying baked oatmeal, I haven’t gone back to making it on the stovetop. It takes just a few minutes longer to make than cooking it on the stove top, but you bake it in the oven so you don’t need to watch it.
You also get 4 servings out of this, which you can just slice and keep in your fridge or freezer for grab and go breakfasts. If you’ve never made baked oatmeal, it’s really simple to do!
Ingredients for this baked oatmeal:
- almond milk
- brewed coffee
- coconut oil
- old fashioned rolled oats
- chocolate chips
You can find substitutions for all of these ingredients below in the green shaded box.
How to make baked oatmeal:
- Preheat your oven.
- Mix together
- Pour into a glass baking dish. Bake + enjoy!
Baked Oatmeal Substitutions:
Skip the chocolate: Baked oatmeal is pretty flexible and you can make a lot of substitutions to it. If you want to skip the chocolate you can sub in fruit. I’d check out this Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal if you’re looking for a fruit oatmeal recipe!
Make it vegan : sub egg for one flax egg, sub honey for maple syrup, make sure to use a dairy free chocolate chip
Milk: Try our homemade Walnut Milk or Almond Milk.
Make it gluten free: make sure you’re using gluten free certified rolled oats.
Optional add ins: chopped nuts, more chocolate, shredded coconut, fresh fruit
In addition to making your life easier, this healthy chocolate coffee oatmeal just TASTES good! Chocolate instantly puts me in a good mood.. and coffee… well who doesn’t love coffee?
You deserve a little treat for breakfast this week, so go ahead and enjoy this recipe! I promise you’re going to love it!
How long can you keep baked oatmeal for?
You can keep baked oatmeal stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. If you don’t plan to eat it before then, I would slice it, wrap into individual pieces and place them in the freezer.
Then you can just quickly defrost when needed!
Serving & Storing Baked Oatmeal:
Serving: This baked oatmeal is great to eat on its own, but you could also serve it with maple syrup/greek yogurt on top! I like to pair it with a slice of Sausage Egg Bake for a balanced breakfast of protein, carbs, and fat.
Storing: I would not store this baked oatmeal at room temp. It likely will get moldy or stale if you don’t refrigerate it.
This baked oatmeal will last in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Freezing: Bake, slice and freeze your oatmeal. You can individually wrap it to make it easier, or allow slices to freeze and then put them in a ziploc bag or container so they don’t stick together. Baked oatmeal will last about 3 months in the freezer.
Other healthy oatmeal recipes:
If you love oatmeal, check out this list of Healthy Oatmeal Recipes!
- Healthy Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
- Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
- Healthy Banana Breakfast Cookies
- Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
Healthy Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Recipe
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 cups almond milk can sub dairy milk
- 1/2 cup brewed coffee
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted + cooled
- 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 tablespoon coffee finely ground
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees+ prepare a greased 8×8 baking dish.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together egg, almond milk, coffee, applesauce, honey, and coconut oil until combined.
- Stir in oats, cinnamon, coffee and chocolate chips.
- Pour the batter in greased baking dish.
- Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until edges start to brown. Remove from the oven, cool, and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
- Skip the chocolate: Baked oatmeal is pretty flexible and you can make a lot of substitutions to it. If you want to skip the chocolate you can sub in fruit. I’d check out this Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal if you’re looking for a fruit oatmeal recipe!
- Make it vegan : sub egg for one flax egg, sub honey for maple syrup, make sure to use a dairy free chocolate chip
- Make it gluten free: make sure you’re using gluten free certified rolled oats.
- Optional add ins: chopped nuts, more chocolate, shredded coconut, fresh fruit
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