These fresh and flavorful Lemon Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups are a healthy breakfast idea made with whole grains.
Baked Oatmeal Cups = Meal Prep Breakfast
If you haven’t jumped on the baked oatmeal train yet, now is the perfect time! These lemony baked oatmeal cups are made with rolled oats, blueberries, lemon zest, eggs, and a hint of honey.
Why Make These?
- Healthy Breakfast: You get a serving of fruit, whole grains, and healthy fats in this recipe!
- Whole Grains: This recipe is made with 100% whole grains.
- Meal-Prep: Make a batch or two of these baked oatmeal cups and freeze some for later.
- Kid-Friendly: These oatmeal cups taste like cake and are kid-approved!
What You Need
Made with easy, whole ingredients, you are going to love making these baked oatmeal muffins!
- eggs: we haven’t tested this without eggs, but we do have a similar vegan baked oatmeal recipe you might love.
- banana: banana not only adds a little bit of sweet, but it also helps with moisture. Not a fan of bananas? Use about 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce instea.
- blueberries: both fresh or frozen blueberries work for these baked oatmeal cups.
- almond milk: feel free to use any kind of milk.
- lemon zest: there really isn’t anything better than fresh lemon zest.
- coconut oil: a little bit of coconut oil is going to help moisten these up.
- oatmeal: you can use either rolled oats or quick cooking oats for this recipe.
swap the blueberries!
Not a fan of blueberries? Swap them out for your favorite berry such as raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries.
PS: you can also use frozen berries, too!
How to Make Baked Oatmeal Cups (3-steps)
- Blend: In a high-speed blender, blend banana, blueberries, almond milk, and honey. Transfer mixture into a large bowl.
- Mix: Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to combine.
- Bake: Spoon around 2 tablespoons of batter into a grease muffin tin and then bake at 350ºF for 19-21 minutes.
Let oatmeal cups cool completely. Then, transfer into an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 3-5 days.
Can I store baked oatmeal on the counter? You can store these baked oatmeal cups on the counter, but we only suggest doing this for 1-2 days.
Let baked oatmeal cool completely. Then wrap 2 oatmeal cups together with a piece of tin foil. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Freeze for up to 3 months.
Lemon Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups
The tastiest little baked oatmeal cups you ever did see. Your tastebuds are going to go wild for these healthy Lemon Blueberry Oatmeal Cups.
Prep: 20 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Yield 12 cups 1x
- 2 large eggs
- 1 medium banana
- 1 cup blueberries
- 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest (~1/2 lemon)
- 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
- 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats, gluten free if desired
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- Pinch of salt
- Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a muffin tin with muffin liners. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
- Place banana, blueberries, almond milk, and honey in a blender/food processor (or single smoothie cup) and blend until pureed. Set aside.
- Add rolled oats and baking powder to a large bowl and then add in the pureed blueberry mixture and mix well.
- Add eggs, vanilla extract, lemon zest and salt. Mix well.
- Finally, add in 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil and mix again.
- Scoop around 2 tablespoons of mixture into each muffin cup and then bake at 350ºF for 19-21 minutes.
Serving Size: 2 cups
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