Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal

gingerbread baked oatmeal square on small plate with glass of milk in background

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Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal bursting with flavors from spices like cinnamon, ginger and cloves, plus sweetened with molasses and maple syrup for the ultimate holiday baked oatmeal recipe. This dairy free and gluten free friendly breakfast is going to be your new favorite right now.


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil (or melted cooled coconut oil, or light olive oil)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 
  • 3.5 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups gluten free rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF and grease an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish.
  2. In large bowl whisk together eggs, oil, maple syrup, molasses, vanilla extract and milk.
  3. Add in rolled oats, baking powder, spices and salt; stir to combine then transfer to prepared baking dish,
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes or, until top is golden and middle is set. You can serve immediately bowl style, or wait about 20 minutes to serve as squares.
  5. Top with melted coconut butter or make a lemon glaze for a sweet topping. Or serve with maple syrup, your favorite yogurt, etc. Enjoy!


You can use 2 flaxseed eggs <– recipe linked, to make this recipe vegan. And increase the baking powder to 1.5 teaspoons.

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