This quick and easy black forest oatmeal will give you black forest torte vibes right in the morning! A comforting bowl full of "German" chocolate and cherry goodness. This nutritious, yet decadent breakfast is sure to keep you full for hours! You can either eat it cold or warm.
💡 The recipe in a nutshell
- Vegan (eggless and dairy free)
- Quick and easy-to-make
- Gluten free
- Refiner sugar free
- The flavors of a Black Forest Cake turned into a healthy breakfast
💭 Flavor composition
Black Forest cake is a several layer chocolate sponge cake with whipped cream, a rich cherry filling, and enriched with a German rum called "Kirschwasser". Black Forest Cake is a dessert from my home country Germany, where we call it Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte. Translated literally it means: Black Forest Cherry-torte. This oatmeal will gift you with these flavors for breakfast, yet keeping it healthy and nutritious
- Frozen cherries, such as tart cherries
- Old fashioned oats
- Plant milk, such as almond, oat or soy
- Flax meal
- Unsweetened cocoa powder
- A few drops of rum flavoring
- Dollops of plant based yogurt
🥣 Serving Ideas
Serve topped with more cherries or other fruit of choice, such as strawberry. Sprinkle with your favorite toppings such as coconut chips, flax meal, hemp seeds, or other nuts.
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Black Forest Oatmeal (vegan)
- Food Processor or Blender
- 125 g frozen red tart cherries (½ cup)
- 50 g oats, old fashioned (½ cup)
- 120 ml plant milk (½ cup)
- 1 tablespoon flax meal
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- a few drops of rum flavoring*
- 1 tablespoon dietary supplement of choice
- extra sweetener of choice optional
- dollops of plant based yogurt
- frozen tart cherries, or fresh cherries
- coconut shreds optional
- Add all oatmeal ingredients to a food processor, or blender. Blend until everything is well combined.
- Serve in a bowl and top with dollops of yogurt and some more frozen tart cherries (or fresh cherries), and optional some coconut shreds. Eat as is, or if you want your oats warm: heat them up in the microwave, or in a saucepan (just like regular oatmeal). Enjoy!
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