Apple & Cinnamon Porridge {Vegan, RSF}

By May 30, 2016 breakfast, brunch time, healthy, recipe series, recipes, vegan, weekday breakfasts

This apple and cinnamon porridge is a beautifully comforting and warming recipe to enjoy now the weather has turned cold. Made using creamy oats, sweet stewed apples + kissed with cinnamon – it’s winter in a bowl! 

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It certainly has cooled down hasn’t it? I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely smitten about it. I’ve said it a million times before, but I luuuuuuuurve cold weather. Cuddly clothes and comforting food are the things I look forward to the most.

And this recipe is as comforting as it gets. Creamy porridge kissed with cinnamon and drowned in sweet apples? Winter in a bowl. A heavenly and healthy, delicious + warm bowl.

You will love it because you can make a big batch on the weekend and store in portion sizes for easy weekday breakfasts on the run. It’s just as good a few days later. Just be sure to store in an airtight container in the fridge and add a dash of milk when microwaving or re-heating on the stove.

What are your favourite things about winter? Winter is my time for hibernating. Not feeling guilty for staying indoors, catching up on reading, writing + watching (even more!!) tv. This year is even more special as I get to spend quality time with my darling daughter  which is even more precious now the looming return to work reality is starting to set in. I plan to make the most of it 🙂

This wintery porridge is a comforting breakfast for brisk winter days, preferably served with a large pot of tea.

Don’t forget to hashtag #cookwiththemacadames when making my recipes. I love to see how you went and get a peek at your kitchen table.

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What you need:

  • Medium saucepan

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups + 1/4 cup milk of choice (I used almond)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 apple, grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons raisins or sultanas (optional)
  • To serve: toasted walnuts


1. Mix the oats + milk in the saucepan and bring to the boil then turn down to a gentle simmer.

2. Stir through the cinnamon + salt and and stir every minute for around 10 minutes until thickened. Turn off the heat.

3. Add the maple syrup, grated apple + sultanas. Mix until well combined.

4. Serve topped with toasted walnuts and a drizzle of maple syrup or honey.

Storage: in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Bon appétit!

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For another similar recipes, try my cherry + espresso baked oatmeal.

Cherry + Espresso Baked Oatmeal Cups | Anisa Sabet | The Macadames-18

Or my creamy banana porridge.

Recipe - Creamy cinnamon & banana porridge | The Macadame

Anisa – The Macadames. xx

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