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Chocolate Oatmeal Porridge

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"A creamy, chocolatey breakfast treat minus the fat and excessive sugar. Tastes like tiny chocolate teddy bears! If porridge is too thick or oats are uncooked, add more boiling water to it till cooked and desired thickness reached. Serve with a splash of cold milk."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 410 cals
Original recipe yields 3 servings

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  1. Dissolve cocoa powder in hot water in a saucepan; add milk and bring to a boil. Add salt and oats; simmer over low heat, stirring constantly, until oatmeal has thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in honey.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 410 calories; 7.8 g fat; 77.6 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; 13 mg cholesterol; 169 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this exactly according to recipe, only folding in one chopped banana and serving with a float of whole milk on top. The kids split this between them. I did not try it myself but they love...

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As is the recipe has way too much coco powder. I needs maybe a 1/4 cup instead. I will try that next time!

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I made this exactly according to recipe, only folding in one chopped banana and serving with a float of whole milk on top. The kids split this between them. I did not try it myself but they love...

I made this according to directions, with the exception that I realized as I began to make it that I only had old-fashioned oats rather than steel-cut. So the cooking time was quite a bit shorte...

Very tasty and chocolaty. I used a mixture of old fashioned oats, quick-cooking oats, and oat bran, and used half 2 percent and half almond milk. I Also reduced the sugar to about about 3 tables...

As is the recipe has way too much coco powder. I needs maybe a 1/4 cup instead. I will try that next time!

I followed the recipe exactly and did not care for it. It was not nearly sweet enough for me. I added some shredded coconut and Splenda, which helped; however, I do not plan to make it again.

4 stars for the end result, but 3 for the process. I had to triple the oats and added 1 1/2 cups brown sugar before I was done. Even then it was still lacking something. Will make it again but w...

I used old fashioned oats and I like my oatmeal chewy so I doubled the oats. Yummy!

Sorry to say, I'll have to just give this a 3-star "It was OK" rating. I made it exactly as written, except I cooked it for about 20 minutes, until thickened enough. It turned out to be like a h...

This was my first experience using steel cut oats. I did have to add more water and cook longer, as the submitter said we might. I'm thinking the honey didn't flavor or sweeten to my personal pr...