Double Chocolate Prunes Baked Oatmeal

Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (170 g) California Prunes
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) water
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) margarine
  • 2 cups (450 g) oats
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) cocoa
  • 3 tbsp (45 g) chia seeds
  • 1 tsp (5 g) baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (235 mL) milk
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (75 g) semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips (plus extra for garnish)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line an 8 x 8 inch (20 x 20 cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the prunes in half, place in a bowl, cover with water then put it in the microwave for 3 minutes. Then transfer it into the food processor and pulse until smooth.
  3. Return the prune puree to the bowl, add all the ingredients in the order indicated.
  4. Mix evenly then pour the mixture into the prepared mold. Level and smooth the surface for uniformity.
  5. Add a few extra chocolate chips by pressing them lightly into the mixture.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, let cool for 20 minutes before cutting into slices and serve.
  7. Store for 3-4 days at room temperature in an airtight container.

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