It is a dessert-like baked oatmeal that reminds me of banana bread, and due to the hearty oats and natural sweetness of bananas, it is definitely a breakfast worthy dish.

If you are tired of using your brown bananas for actual banana bread, then maybe this is the time for a change of pace. This banana bread-flavored baked oatmeal is a wonderful breakfast meal prep you can prepare ahead of time for the week. BONUS: the dish can also be frozen.

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Baked Oatmeal: What Is It?

In case you are new to the world of baked oatmeal, it’s a wonderful breakfast treat. It’s really oats baked into a custard, which is like a bread pudding with oats rather than bread. It is a very moist, creamy, sweet, and comforting treat to eat in the morning.

If you do not like oats because they are too gooey to eat when boiled with water, then give baked oatmeal a try. It is soft, moist, and rich, but not at all gooey in the middle. Many people mistakenly think baked oats are crunchy when it comes to eating, but they aren’t.

If you would like to try other flavors of baked oatmeal, you can try the Pumpkin Pie Baked Oatmeal, the Oatmeal Cookie Baked Oatmeal, or the Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal.

Leftovers: How to Store Them

In this recipe, you will make a large batch, so you’ll want to keep the leftovers to snack on throughout the week. When baking, be sure that your baked oatmeal is refrigerated as soon as possible.

My favorite way to store my baked oatmeal is to divide it into individual servings immediately after baking, and then to keep them in an individual container in the refrigerator. Once the baked oatmeal is refrigerated, it can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, or it can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Serving Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

As far as the baked oatmeal is concerned, it is delectable either hot or cold. You can either eat it as is, or pour cold milk over top. Of course, if you want to make this a little sweeter, you can drizzle a bit of maple syrup on top.

Can I Use Steel Cut Oats?

Since steel cut oats require a lot of moisture and a longer cooking time than rolled oats, you cannot replace them in this recipe without making other adjustments.

I cannot offer any suggestions for that particular substitution since I have not tested it and cannot be sure whether it will work. I believe it is possible to tweak that substitution to make it work. I am not familiar with the method and therefore cannot make any recommendations.

Overhead view of a bowl of banana bread baked oatmeal surrounded by ingredients

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

A banana bread-inspired baked oatmeal blends a rich and sweet banana flavor with the health benefits of oatmeal. This Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal is an ideal breakfast item for busy mornings.

Author: Beth

Prep Time: 10 mins/ Cook Time: 45 mins/ Total Time: 55 mins

Servings: 6


  • 1 1/2 cups mashed banana (about 3 bananas) ($0.63)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar ($0.12)
  • 2 large eggs ($0.46)
  • 1/2 tsp salt ($0.02)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract ($0.15)
  • 1 tsp baking powder ($0.02)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon ($0.02)
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg ($0.02)
  • 2 cups milk ($0.75)
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats ($0.45)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts ($0.60)


  • The oven should be preheated to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Mash the bananas well with a fork (you will need 1.5 cups of bananas).
  • Mix together the mashed bananas with the brown sugar, eggs, salt, vanilla, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl, and whisk until just combined. Then, add the mashed bananas to the bowl along with the brown sugar.
  • Once the milk has been added, whisk it again until it is well combined.
  • After the rolled oats and chopped walnuts have been added, stir them in thoroughly.
  • The oat mixture should be poured into a 9×9-inch casserole dish and transferred to the preheated oven. It should be baked for 45 minutes, or until it is golden brown on top and around the edges, before serving.
  • You can serve it warm or you can place it in the refrigerator and enjoy it cold.


Serving: 1 serving ・ Calories: 367.87 kcal ・ Carbohydrates: 54.22 g ・ Protein: 11.4 g ・ Fat: 13.28 g ・ Sodium: 324.97 mg ・ Fiber: 5.7 g

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How to Make Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal – Step By Step Photos

Mashed bananas in a measuring cup next to whole bananas

This recipe calls for 1.5 cups of mashed bananas, which is approximately three bananas. I usually mash my bananas in a liquid measuring cup so I can see how much is needed.

Mashed bananas in a bowl with other liquid ingredients

A large bowl should be used for mixing the mashed bananas along with 1/3 cups of brown sugar, two large eggs, 1/2 teaspoons of salt, 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoons of cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoons of nutmeg. Whisk together the ingredients until they are thoroughly combined.

Milk being poured into the mixing bowl

Having combined the other ingredients, you can add 2 cups of milk and whisk it again. It seems easier to whisk in the milk after the other ingredients have been combined since it causes less splashing.

Rolled oats and chopped walnuts added to liquid ingredients

In the end, you will add 2.5 cups of rolled oats and 1/2 cups of chopped walnuts to the batter.

unbaked oats in casserole dish

Make sure the oat mixture is poured into a casserole dish with a diameter of 9 inches by 9 inches.

baked banana bread oatmeal in the casserole dish

It is recommended that you bake the oatmeal for 45 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit in a preheated oven, or until the top and edges are a golden brown color.

A wooden spoon scooping baked oatmeal out of the side of the casserole dish

There are two ways to serve banana bread baked oatmeal: either serve immediately or divide it into six portions and keep it in the refrigerator for later.

Side view of a bowl of banana bread baked oatmeal with a spoon lifting a bite

Milk can be served alone or topped with hot or cold oatmeal.

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