Red Currant Oatmeal

If you like oatmeal, you need to give this Red Currant Oatmeal a try. It’s sweet and sour and quick to make.

Oatmeal «season» has officially started and I’m loving it. I like having oatmeal for breakfast quite often, maybe a few times a week. Not every day, to not get bored with it. 

Oatmeal is really simple to make. I encourage you to give it a try and to play with the ingredients. My favorite one right now is this Red Currant Oatmeal. I add just a touch of honey so that I can really taste the sourness of the red currants.

Ditch the store-bought cereals, or quick cooking oats and make some delicious oatmeal from scratch. It doesn’t take long and you take advantage of all the health benefits that oatmeal has.


  • 60 g of old-fashioned oats
  • 220 ml of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 100 g of frozen red currant

Add all the ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil. After it starts cooking, turn the heat down to a minimum and stir continuously for 10-15 minutes, until it’s creamy and as thick or thin as you like.

Red Currant Oatmeal |
Red Currant Oatmeal |

You can add more or fewer oats and milk, depending on how thick or thin you want your oatmeal to be.

Pour the oatmeal into a bowl and add more frozen red currants on top. Let it cool down for 5 minutes. In the meantime, make a coffee. 🙂

Serve warm.

Red Currant Oatmeal |

Red Currant Oatmeal |

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