Oatmeal Brulee {with Ginger Cream}

Here’s a secret about me:

I eat oatmeal for breakfast every.single.day.

Okay, so it’s not really a secret.  It’s more like a really boring fact about me.

And when I say “oatmeal,” I really mean one of those brown packets you tear open, add water to, and cook for one minute in the microwave while guzzling a cup of coffee and heading out the door.  Not fancy, but something that is at least semi-healthy on crazy, frantic, workday mornings.

But I do really, really like oatmeal.  And if I could eat it this way every morning, I totally would.

Jazz up your boring, mundane oatmeal with fresh raspberries, dried apricots and cherries…and stick it under the broiler for a few minutes to caramelize the top.

And then pour ginger cream over the top.

Inhale and enjoy.

Oatmeal Brulee {with Ginger Cream}

Oatmeal Brulee {with Ginger Cream}

Ingredients

    For the Ginger Cream:
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 slices fresh gingerroot (about 3/4-inch diameter)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • For the Oatmeal:
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the cream, ginger, cinnamon and orange peel to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and strain; discard the solids. Stir in nutmeg and cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring water to a boil. Add the oats, apricots, cherries, and salt; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in brown sugar and 1/4 cup ginger cream. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes.
  3. Spray 4 10-ounce ramekins with non-stick spray. Add raspberries evenly between all four ramekins. Spoon the oatmeal over the top and sprinkle with sugar. Place ramekins on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 7 to 9 minutes or until the sugar is caramelized. Serve with remaining cream.

recipe from Taste of Home

http://kitchenmeetsgirl.com/oatmeal-brulee-with-ginger-cream/

I’m partying here!

XO, Ashley

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Comments

  1. You just made boring old oatmeal gorgeous:-) I would eat this every day too…if I was a morning person that it is! I am loving all that fruit that you packed into this yummy breakfast!!!
    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life recently posted..Lemon Cheesecake CakeMy Profile

    • Well, I don’t know that I’m really a “morning person,” either, but I do have to eat first thing when I wake up. Aaaaand, have a big cup of coffee. :-)

  2. i used to eat banana walnut oatmeal every single day in college for breakfast.t I got SO bored with it that I just stopped one day – I haven’t had oatmeal in about 5 years! I need to get excited about it again. This looks like the perfect way to do so Ashley! :)
    sally @ sallys baking addiction recently posted..bites of real life.My Profile

    • I’ve been back on forth on my oatmeal kicks…I’ll eat it for a long time, get tired of it, then start eating it again. I’m just trying to figure out a way I can eat this version at my desk at work. :-)

  3. Oh, this sounds like a fantastic breakfast! Perfect way to spice up mundane oatmeal!
    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction recently posted..Gingerbread SconesMy Profile

  4. Oh That does look like and amazing breakfast! I need to try that soon! I just pinned this!
    Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen recently posted..Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s #1My Profile

  5. Wow, so much better than my boring steel cut oats. Way to make something bland look amazing!

  6. Yummy! I go through phases where i’ll eat oatmeal every single morning, too. Oddly, I like it the most in the summer, when I can toss in fresh summer fruit. I need to get into it in the fall/winter, too, so it can warm me up on the chilly mornings!
    amy @ fearless homemaker recently posted..Pasta With Lentil “Bolognese”My Profile

  7. Wow!! I’ve never seen oatmeal look so good! I’m gonna make this over the weekend. My hubby will be out of town so I can eat all of the girly things (like this) all I want!
    Meghan @ The Tasty Fork recently posted..Creamy Mushroom Chowder with BaconMy Profile

    • LOL. This is definitely more of a “girlie” breakfast. My husband, good guy that he is, ate this with me…but I know he really wanted biscuits and gravy! :-)

  8. This looks delicious. I wish I could eat oatmeal. I really wish I could. If I ever do, I’ll use this! :)
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust recently posted..Crazy Sweet TuesdayMy Profile

    • Oatmeal definitely isn’t for everyone and it also has a weird texture thing going on. I used to hate it…and then I don’t know what happened. I really love it! Especially in cookies. :-)

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