Healthy "German Chocolate Cake" Oatmeal
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Californian
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Serves:: 2 Yields: 2 Cups
Whatever "milk"you use will turn satisfyingly chocolatey! Yum!
  • 1 C Water
  • ⅔ C Old fashioned rolled oats
  • Pinch Kosher sea salt
  • 1 T Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 T Chia seeds
  • 1-2 T Agave nectar (I used 2 T)
  • ½ t Vanilla extract
  • ½ t Natural butter flavored extract
  • Topping ingredients:
  • ¼ C Unsweetened Almond milk
  • 1 T Unsweetened large coconut flakes, toasted
  • 1 T Pecans, chopped coarsely
  • 2 t Dark chocolate chip morsels
  1. Pre-heat broiler in oven.
  2. Combine the water, salt and rolled oats in a med-large microwave-safe bowl.
  3. Microwave uncovered for 3 minutes on high.
  4. Meanwhile, on a baking sheet, add coconut and pecans and broil for 2 minutes, or until coconut browns.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Remove oatmeal mixture from oven and stir in Chia seeds, Agave nectar, vanilla extract, and butter extract.
  7. Pour oatmeal mixture into 2 individual bowls and add toppings evenly.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at