Skillet Baked Strawberry Oatmeal

This Skillet Baked Oatmeal with Fresh Strawberries is a delicious way to start a weekend morning. It is a satisfying dairy-free, gluten-free, and hearty breakfast recipe that is very easy to make.

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I love to make this Skillet Baked Oatmeal for our weekend breakfast. Everyone loves the fresh strawberries baked right into the cereal. To make it extra special, layer some fresh strawberries on top before bringing it to the table!

This post is sponsored by the Florida Strawberry Growers Association in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

Making strawberries and cream oatmeal right at home

As a kid, I always loved those flavored packets of oatmeal. I especially loved the banana and the strawberries and cream oatmeal. However, those packets of prepackaged and flavored oats are not very frugal. Making your own homemade strawberries and cream oatmeal is far more affordable.

This Skillet Baked Oatmeal is made with a natural sweetener, which in my opinion, is better for you than sugar. It is a vitamin C packed breakfast that you can feel good about putting on the table for the family.

Skillet Baked Strawberry Oatmeal

What you need to make this breakfast recipe

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Whole Rolled Oats: Be sure the container says whole oats. I buy this brand in bulk as it is more affordable.

Golden Monkfruit or Maple Syrup: I have used both sweeteners. I come from a family of maple syrup producers, so I usually have plenty on hand. Maple syrup is great if you have it on hand. If you don’t have a problem with using brown sugar, you can substitute that here as well.

Ground Cinnamon

Vanilla Extract

Baking Powder

Strawberries: I always prefer fresh, but sometimes that is not possible. I keep a supply of frozen strawberries in my freezer and have substituted frozen for the fresh. The visual effect will be different, but the taste will be the same.

Cast Iron Skillet: I like to use cast iron because it heats evenly and is easy to use in the oven. You need an oven-safe skillet for this recipe because it is baked.

Skillet Baked Strawberry Oatmeal

Make this recipe your way

  • Substitute any of your favorite fruits for the strawberries. We love to use canned peaches and blueberries as well
  • Substitute brown sugar for the maple syrup
  • Stir in a tablespoon of flax seed or chia seeds to boost the fiber.
  • Add 1/4 cup chocolate chips or sprinkle some on top after baking.
  • I use almond milk, which makes this recipe dairy-free. However, you can use regular milk in place of almond milk if you don’t have to be dairy-free.

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Skillet Baked Strawberry Oatmeal
Yield: 8 servings

Skillet Baked Oatmeal with Fresh Strawberries

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Packed with Vitamin C, this healthy oatmeal is a delicious and hearty skillet recipe the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh Florida Strawberries, sliced and divided
  • 3 cups whole oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or golden monkfruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pure Maple Syrup for topping (optional)
  • Extra Milk for topping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 10-in cast-iron skillet with cooking spray. Place half of the strawberries in prepared pan.
  2. Sprinkle the strawberries evenly with the oats, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the milk, syrup, lemon zest, eggs, and vanilla. Pour over oats. Top with remaining strawberries.
  4. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 40 minutes, or until the center is set.
  5. Top with extra maple syrup and/or almond milk (if using)

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 202Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 49mgSodium 365mgCarbohydrates 34gFiber 3gSugar 10gProtein 7g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.

38 Comments

  1. Renee February 14, 2016 at 6:06 am - Reply

    Oh yea! I’d love that for breakfast any day. It’s like a giant oatmeal skillet cookie. Yum!

  2. David @ CookingChat February 14, 2016 at 7:05 am - Reply

    Yum, what a good breakfast! Eating oatmeal now, wish I hadn’t used up all our strawberries so I could add som!

  3. Liz February 14, 2016 at 7:05 am - Reply

    Now THIS is one delicious way to enjoy your morning oatmeal! Love!!!

  4. Nichole February 14, 2016 at 7:09 am - Reply

    Yum! This is my kind of healthy, filling breakfast!

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    This looks wonderful, and so simple! I’d eat it for breakfast any day!

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  16. Kelly February 14, 2016 at 12:14 pm - Reply

    I love oatmeal for breakfast, especially on cold mornings! This recipe looks amazing and I can’t wait to try it!

  17. Willow February 14, 2016 at 1:19 pm - Reply

    I have been eating a lot of oatmeal myself these days. I just got turned on to overnight oats when I needed a breakfast for an overnight stay at a hotel. I’ll have to add some strawberries next time I make them.

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    What a great breakfast idea. I’ll have this anytime! 🙂

  20. Rebecca B. February 14, 2016 at 4:14 pm - Reply

    Your Skillet Baked Strawberry Oatmeal sounds like the perfect Valentine’s Day brunch!! I love that it is healthy, nutritious and delicious!! I could go for this any morning!

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  22. Hezzi-D February 14, 2016 at 6:24 pm - Reply

    I love this! Great idea to make oatmeal in a skillet!

  23. Cindys Recipes and Writings February 14, 2016 at 8:36 pm - Reply

    Strawberry and cream is one of my favorite oatmeal combos! I love your version!

  24. Renee@Renee's Kitchen Adventures February 14, 2016 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    This looks like the perfect breakfast skillet to me!

  25. Sue Lau February 15, 2016 at 11:25 am - Reply

    The strawberries make the oatmeal look so special!

  26. Jessica {Swanky Recipes} February 15, 2016 at 12:22 pm - Reply

    Wow, this strawberry skillet oatmeal is calling my name. I think I could eat the whole thing for breakfast 😉

  27. Summer February 15, 2016 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    This looks so good! I am feeling hungry now ♥

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    What a yummy breakfast! I love strawberries in my oatmeal! This makes me want summer!

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    Oh my!I’d love to wake up to this kind of breakfast everyday!I’ll be trying this very soon!Lovely video 🙂

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    What a beautiful recipes! I can’t wait to try it. Very very soon I hope!

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