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cocoa oatmeal with fresh fruit preserves

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tiffany Bannworth
Cape Coral, FL

This is a breakfast favorite for our children. They always ask for seconds! I usually make with Old Fashioned Irish Oats or Scottish Porridge. Just adjust the water/milk content to cook oats thoroughly when not using instant oats.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For cocoa oatmeal with fresh fruit preserves

  • 2 c
    quick oats
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 stick
  • 1 jar
    your favorite homemade jam or preserves

How To Make cocoa oatmeal with fresh fruit preserves

  • 1
    In a small pot, whisk all the ingredients, save the preserves. Do this over a medium to high heat. You may add more or less water depending on how thick you prefer your oatmeal.
  • 2
    Lower heat to low, continue to cook covered, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 3
    Scoop into a bowl and top with a heaping spoon of preserves. Why not try my homemade jam recipes!
  • 4