Anna Jones has teamed up with Quaker Oats to celebrate the start of #PorridgeSeason by creating this delicious recipe. Check them out @QuakerOatsUK or visit

Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl

Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl


160g Quaker Oats

400ml plant milk of your choice (recommendation: unsweetened almond milk)

200ml cold water

2 dates

a pinch of ground cinnamon a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg a pinch of ground cardamom 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


agave (optional)

2 tablespoons almond butter

1 tablespoons of raisins or currants

a scattering of hemp seeds

1 teaspoon coconut yoghurt

1/2 apple (grated)


  1. Get all your ingredients and equipment together.
  2. Put the Quaker Oats and milk into a saucepan with 200ml of cold water and a pinch of salt and start to warm it over a medium heat.
  3. De-stone and roughly chop the dates and add to the pan with all the spices and the vanilla extract.
  4. Stir the porridge and cook until it is thick and creamy.
  5. Once you've got it to the consistency you like, take it off the heat and spoon it into a bowls, adding a squeeze of agave if you like your porridge sweet.
  6. Top with almond butter, a scattering of raisins and hemp seeds, coconut yoghurt and a good grating of apple. Hand-warming bowls of good stuff.

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