Spiced Pear Oatmeal Bake
"Cozy fall mornings are my favorite, especially when they come with baked oatmeal full of all the warm spices and fresh pears! It's easy to make and keeps well, so you can bake a batch and have breakfast ready for the week!"
-- @lensesandlentils


Prep time 15mins
Cook time 45mins
Serves or Makes: 6


  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/ 4 cup brown sugar, or coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 heaping teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/ 2 cups almond milk, or milk of choice
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 bosc pear, quartered and cored


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Mix dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and set aside. Whisk wet ingredients together in a separate bowl until well combined. Pour wet into dry and mix to evenly distribute. Chop 3/4 of the pear into small pieces and thinly slice the remaining 1/4; set aside.

  • Step 3

    Pour half the oat mixture into prepared baking dish. Spread chopped pear evenly on top, then top with remaining oat mixture. Arrange pear slices on top in a pinwheel, or other design. Press down slightly to ensure pear sticks.

  • Step 4

    Bake for 45-55 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Let cool slightly before slicing. Store covered in the fridge. Reheat to serve.