Baked Soaked Oatmeal Bars

Okay, it sounds weird, but the taste is like banana bread and apple pie combined. Seriously. It is awesome! Soaking oatmeal removes some phytic acid and makes the oats more digestible. To see more recipes and more detail about this one, visit my blog: www.TammyDishesIt.com

Baked Soaked Oatmeal Bars

Photo by Tammy G.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • c oats (steel cut or regular, preferably organic)

  • 1

    Tbsp rye flour (to break down phytic acid)

  • 2

    c buttermilk

  • ½

    c coconut oil (or other oil)

  • 4

    eggs

  • c sugar

  • 1

    tsp baking powder

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • 2

    tsp vanilla

  • 2

    c raisins (optional)

  • 2

    c chopped apples or pears (2 small)

  • 2

    c nuts (optional)

  • 2

    bananas, mashed

Directions

In a small glass bowl, mix oats and flour, stir in buttermilk. Cover with a towel and let rest on the counter for 8-24 hours. Heat oven to 350. Beat oil, sugar and eggs until glossy. Add baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla. Stir in oats. Add fruit and nuts to mixture. The picture shows just apples and bananas. Pour into a greased 9x13 dish and bake at 350 for 20-40 minutes. Bread should be firm in the middle and golden brown. Cool and cut into bars. Refrigerate or freeze for meals on the go. ***For a totally awesome treat, warm the bread and pour pancake syrup over it. Yummy!


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