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Baked Apple and Cinnamon Porridge

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 30 mins

Serves 4, costs under £2.00

Ingredients

  • 10 Tablespoons Porridge Oats (150g)
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon (3g)
  • 3 Tablespoons Sultanas (75g)
  • 2 Apples (224g)
  • 1 Pint Semi Skimmed Milk (600g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 160°C fan oven / 350°F / gas mark 4. 
  2. Mix the oats, cinnamon and sultanas together with the milk in a large ovenproof dish.
  3. Wash, core and chop the apples, then mix them into the oats and milk.
  4. Bake for about 30 minutes in the oven, until the oats have absorbed the milk and the dish is creamy.
  5. Serve hot.  

Nutritional Information


Per 100g
Per 246g serving (% ref. intake)

Energy Kcals
120.00
296.00 (15.00%)
Energy Kj
508.00
1249.00 (15.00%)
Protein
4.10g
10.10g
Total Fat
2.30g
5.60g (8.00%)
Saturated Fat
0.90g
2.20g (11.00%)
Carbohydrates
19.90g
48.90g
Total Sugars
10.00g
24.70g (27.00%)
NSP Fibre
1.50g
3.70g
Sodium
29.00g
71.00g
Salt
0.10g
0.20g (3.00%)

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