Chocolate Cardamom Baked Oats


  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 date
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom (can be found in the spice section of a grocery store)
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup chocolate morsels


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat three ramekins (small ceramic or glass dishes) with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Add oats, banana, eggs, date, baking powder, cardamom, cinnamon and salt to blender; blend until smooth. Stir in chocolate morsels.
  4. Transfer mixture evenly into prepared ramekins.
  5. Place ramekins on baking sheet and bake 20 minutes until oat mixture puffs up and tops are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving size- 1 bowl
  • Yield- 3 servings
  • Calories- 300
  • Carbohydrates- 46 grams
  • Protein- 9 grams
  • Fat- 8 grams
  • Sodium- 240 mg
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Article by: Beth Ackerman, R.D.

Beth Ackerman, R.D., is a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator with the UofL Physicians – Diabetes and Obesity Center. Beth is on the team of educators of the ADA-approved diabetes education team at UofL Physicians. She has counseled people with diabetes for more than 25 years. Ackerman serves as the Diabetes Prevention Program Workgroup co-chair for the Kentucky Diabetes Network and volunteers at Camp Hendon, a diabetes camp for children.

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