Sweet Coconut Oatmeal


Oatmeal is only as exciting as the stuff you put into it, since it's boring on its own. This dish is sweet and creamy, a tad exotic, and the kids will love it. If you want, prepare it the day before, refrigerate, and reheat in the microwave. Enjoy!

close up view of Sweet Coconut Oatmeal garnished with cinnamon and coconut in a red and white ramekin
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
3 servings


  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • ¼ cup coconut flakes (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Bring coconut milk to a gentle boil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in oats and honey; lower heat and simmer until milk has mostly been absorbed, about 15 minutes.

  2. Sprinkle coconut flakes, brown sugar, and cinnamon into oatmeal. Cook until oats are creamy and flavors are combined, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

490 Calories
35g Fat
45g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 490
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 44%
Saturated Fat 30g 148%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 450mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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