Banana Bread Porridge (Vegan)

The days are getting shorter.

The nights are getting longer.

And every day, it’s becoming a little bit harder to gather the strength to get out of bed as soon as the alarm rings.

But worry not – I know just the trick.

Banana Bread Porridge (VG) • Breakfast Recipe • Cake + Whisky

Cake for breakfast with a healthy twist. That’s the trick.

Exibit A – my banana bread porridge.

Banana Bread Porridge (VG) • Breakfast Recipe • Cake + Whisky

Warming, comforting, stuffed with fruit, fibre and bags of potassium, banana bread porridge is the ultimate brekkie to peel awesome all autumn long!

Take that, SAD!

Banana Bread Porridge (VG) • Breakfast Recipe • Cake + Whisky

Banana Bread Porridge (Vegan)

Yield: 1


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 30g rolled oats
  • 100ml almond milk or water
  • 1 tsp ground almond
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or agave
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • nut butter and/or banana coins to garnish


  1. Crush the banana roughly with a fork.
  2. Put the banana, oats, almond milk, groudn almond, vanilla extract, maple syrup and cinnamon in a saucepan.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for 4-5 min, stirring as much as you can to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Taste and adjust sweetness to taste, then pour into a bowl. Garnish with a spoonful of nut butter and a few banana coins and serve.

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1 Comment

  1. 12-09-2017 / 9:06 PM

    This sounds aaamazing! This is my first winter without a microwave so I really need to suck it up and actually try cooking porridge on the stove rather than in the microwave! x