Chocolate Banana Bread Overnight Oats

 

Oh how I love my overnight oats, as I’m sure you know by now if you follow me!  The idea for these particular oats came to me while shopping. It really tastes like you’re eating banana bread in a bowl, and I see nothing wrong with that!

Start by mashing the banana up; if you don’t like small pieces in your oats, you can blend it. I used a frozen banana that I thawed. I personally prefer the taste of banana bread with the bananas extremely ripe, but chose the ripeness of fruit that you enjoy.

Slowly add the mashed banana into the liquid and make sure it is fully combined.  As soon as you add the banana in, the combination of that and the cinnamon make a wonderful aroma!

Blend together the chocolate oats. When you are doing this, make sure you add the cocoa powder slowly and adjust to your taste. I like mine really chocolatey, so I add 2 tablespoons! Layer the two flavors in your favorite container and refigerate overnight.

Chocolate Banana Bread Overnight Oats

A delicious and filling breakfast

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 Cups
Author Sareena's Food

Ingredients

Chocolate Oats

  • 1 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 2/3 Cup Plant Based Milk
  • 2 Tblsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tblsp Maple Syrup Optional

Banana Bread Oats

  • 1 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 Cup Plant Based Milk
  • 1 Banana Mashed
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Tblsp Vegan Chocolate Chips Optional
  • 1 Tblsp Maple Syrup Optional

Instructions

Chocolate Oats

  1. Combine all the liquid ingredients together first and then slowly add the cocoa powder. Once that is all combined, then add the oats.

Banana Bread Oats

  1. Mash banana, or blend it if you don't want small pieces in the oats.

  2. Combine all the liquid ingredients and add the mashed banana. Mix thoroughly and add the oats. Layer with the chocolate oats in a container and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: Recipe time does not include refrigeration time.

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