Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

Recipe c/o Anna Jones Recipes for Quaker.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge. Warm And Tasty Breakfast Ideas. Hello friends, so how are you today? Fancy making your morning porridge taste different? Because I do.

Nothing better than a nice and warm breakfast on a cold Winters morning. Especially when you have to get up early to walk the dog. On really cold mornings, I really don’t want to go out in the cold.

Porridge, anyone?

I feel a lot better if I have had a warm breakfast first. Sometimes though, porridge along gets a little boring. So why not jazz it up a little and add different flavours and fruits to them? So how about trying this Blackberry and Chocolate Porridge? How tasty and yummy does this recipe look!!

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

How To Make Blackberry And Cacao Porridge:

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge:

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, Blackberry And Cacao Porridge ingredients.
  • Secondly, Blackberry And Cacao Porridge Method.
  • Thirdly, Other Recipe Ideas.

Serves 2

Breakfast, my favourite meal of the day. Blackberry and cacao porridge is a delightful and nutritious breakfast option that seamlessly blends the rich flavours of blackberries and the indulgent taste of cacao. Blackberry in porridge, how good!

This wholesome dish combines the hearty goodness of oats with the antioxidant-packed sweetness of blackberries, creating a burst of fruity goodness in every spoonful.

Cacao included too. The addition of cacao not only infuses a deep chocolatey essence but also contributes a dose of natural energy and mood-boosting properties.

The porridge is typically prepared by cooking rolled oats in a mixture of milk or water, and then stirring in cacao powder for that luscious chocolate flavour.

Topped with fresh blackberries or other favorite fruits, this Blackberry and Cacao Porridge is a scrumptious way to kickstart your day, providing a perfect balance of wholesome ingredients and delicious taste.

Whether you’re seeking a comforting breakfast or a nutritious treat, this porridge is sure to satisfy your taste buds and nourish your body.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge:

For The Porridge:

  • 80g Quaker Oats
  • 600ml milk of your choice
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of raw cacao (more if using regular cocoa)
  • a pinch of cinnamon

The Blackberries:

To Top:

  • fresh blackberries halved
  • 1/4 finely chopped apple (in sticks)
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon chopped almonds


  1. Firstly, make the blackberry topping; simmer the blackberries with the maple syrup until sticky and thickened, this will take about 10 minutes, longer if you are using frozen blackberries.
  2. Place all the porridge ingredients into a pan and cook for 5-8 minutes until the Quaker Oats come together.
  3. Top the porridge with the blackberries, apple, almond butter and chopped almonds.
Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge:

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge. A nice energy breakfast idea. Beyond its delicious taste, cacao is known for its health benefits. It is a potent source of antioxidants, particularly flavonoids. Cacao is a versatile ingredient used in a variety of recipes, from traditional hot chocolate to baked goods, desserts, and, even in breakfast porridge.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge. Recipe c/o Anna Jones Recipes for Quaker.

You may also like these warm breakfast recipes too:

Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl.

Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl:

Firstly, Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl. 

Did you also know there is a thing as porridge season? When Brits are expected to eat over 847 million bowls of porridge! Do you love porridge for breakfast? Because I do. Fancy jazzing it up a little for porridge season? How about trying this Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl?

Delicious. I love adding cinnamon to my morning porridge. I love anything with Cinnamon inside them Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl. So tasty.

11 Recipes For World Porridge Day:

Secondly, 11 Recipes For World Porridge Day. “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” 11 Recipes For World Porridge Day: Eat Like A King.

World Porridge Day celebrates the simplicity and versatility of this humble yet comforting dish, and what better way to honour it than by exploring a variety of 11 tasty recipes that showcase the global love for porridge?

From traditional porridge bowls to tasty, fruity twists, the possibilities are endless. Start your morning with a hearty bowl of classic steel-cut oats topped with Apple And Maple Syrup for a burst of sweetness. For a tropical twist, try Fresh and Fruity Tropical Porridge.

11 recipes for World Porridge Day promise a delightful tasty journey that adds lots of fun and flavours to the first meal of the day. Each bowl tells a unique story, connecting us through the universal joy of a comforting and nourishing meal. 11 Recipes For World Porridge Day. So many ideas.

Maple Pear Porridge

Maple Pear Porridge:

Thirdly, Maple Pear Porridge Recipe. I Love Maple syrup too. It is a great alternative to sugar, jams and golden syrup. A nice and warm start to any morning. Porridge is a perfect start to the day and today I have a tasty Maple Pear Porridge recipe to share with you. Maple Pear Porridge.

Fourthly, 7 Home Made Marmalade Recipes To Try Out.

  • Firstly, How To Make Pink Grapefruit Marmalade.
  • Secondly, Classic Orange Marmalade To Make At Home.
  • Thirdly, Blood Orange And Chilli Marmalade Recipe To Try.
  • Fourthly, Tasty Tangerine And Tequila Marmalade Recipe.
  • Fifth, Lemon And Elderflower Marmalade: With A Lemony Taste.
  • Sixth, Mojito Lime Marmalade Recipe To Make This Week.
  • Seventh, Whisky Sour Marmalade That Would Be Great For Afternoon Tea.

So many to choose from. 7 Home Made Marmalade Recipes To Try Out.

Fifth, Sweetcorn, Shallot & Chilli Fritters With Tomato & Shallot Chutney. These fritters are also perfect for a lazy breakfast or weekend brunch. Add a poached egg on top to really indulge. So tasty. Sweetcorn, Shallot & Chilli Fritters.

Apple Pie Porridge

Apple Pie Porridge:

Sixth, Apple Pie Porridge. Dive into the cosy realm of breakfast with a steaming bowl of Apple Pie Porridge – a delightful twist on the classic dessert that brings the warmth of a freshly baked pie to your morning routine.

Imagine the comforting aroma of cinnamon-kissed oats mingling with tender apple slices, creating a symphony of flavours reminiscent of grandma’s kitchen.

As you take that first spoonful, it’s like a sweet, nostalgic hug for your taste buds. The oats are the stage, the apples are the headlining act, and the cinnamon is the backstage pass to flavour paradise.

You’ve got a breakfast experience that’s as charming as a country fair and as satisfying as a slice of homemade apple pie. Apple Pie Porridge: because who says you can’t start your day with a dessert-inspired breakfast? Apple Pie Porridge. So good.

Seventh, Eggy Bread With Creamy Mushrooms & Crispy Shallots. A delicious alternative to conventional eggy bread with the crispy shallots adding great texture to the dish. Eggy Bread with Creamy Mushrooms & Crispy Shallots.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge.

Roasted Plum and Fennel Porridge

Roasted Plum and Fennel Porridge:

Eighth, Roasted Plum and Fennel Porridge. So are you looking for a tasty breakfast idea? Porridge is a perfect breakfast to start the day for those chilly mornings in Autumn/Winter. (This recipe contains nuts). Roasted Plum and Fennel Porridge. So tasty.

Ninth, Avocado, Rocket, Tomato And Walnut Toast.Our take on the classic avocado toast spices things up by topping mashed avocado with baby rocket, cherry tomatoes, toasted walnuts, and a drizzle of balsamic. Avocado, Rocket, Tomato And Walnut Toast.

Tenth, Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats: Breakfast Treat. This is also a simple breakfast that can be prepared ahead of time. It has oats, bananas, and walnuts in it. Dark chocolate is also an option for a tasty and enjoyable way to start the day. How tasty!? Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats. So good.  

Eleventh, Spinach, Ham And California Walnut Sunshine Cloud Eggs. Incorporating California Walnuts into meals is a simple, tasty and convenient way to add important nutrients to your diet. Spinach, Ham And California Walnut Sunshine Cloud Eggs. So much fun to make.

California Walnut Waffles With Date Drizzle:

Twelfth, California Walnut Waffles With Date Drizzle. Indulge in the heavenly flavours of California Walnut Waffles with a luscious Date Drizzle. This step-by-step guide will help you create crispy, golden waffles infused with the nutty goodness of walnuts. Top them off with a delightful date drizzle for a sweet and tangy twist. So yummy. California Walnut Waffles With Date Drizzle.

Thirteenth, Brunch Muffins With Poached Eggs, Asparagus Tips And Smoked Bacon. These Brunch Muffins, can be made with flawlessly poached eggs, crisp asparagus tips, and flavorful smoky bacon, are the ultimate brunch treat. This delicious recipe creates a memorable breakfast experience by combining the ideal blend of flavours and textures. Brunch Muffins With Poached Eggs, Asparagus Tips And Smoked Bacon. So tasty.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge:

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge. Warm And Tasty Breakfast Ideas. So are you a fan of porridge in a morning? Do you also fancy trying any of these porridge recipes out? Let me know which one you like the look of most.

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  1. Margarett Murphy
    26 November 2016 / 13:46

    Looks like a great way to mix up your breakfast. I need to try this.

  2. Stella Olojola
    24 November 2016 / 17:12

    This looks so delicious. I will try making it.

  3. Kara Guppy
    24 November 2016 / 10:37

    That looks amazing, my breakfasts look so boring in comparison

  4. Jayne SMABL
    23 November 2016 / 10:45

    That looks delicious! Can't beat a bowl of porridge to warm you up this weather. x

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:15

      Thanks Jayne, aww I agree.

  5. Marie Barber
    23 November 2016 / 08:54

    We love porriage in our house! We use cacao and maple syrup and sometimes add fruit but never thought about blackberries, going to have to try this, it look delicious.

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:15

      Thanks for the comment Marie.

  6. Anna Maria
    23 November 2016 / 08:44

    That looks delish, im always late and never have breakfast, something so delicious will motivate me to get up earlier. x

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:15

      Thanks Anna, I love breakfast.

  7. Kizzy Bass
    23 November 2016 / 06:06

    Would love this for my breakfast. I love porridge but usually just have it plain and boring.

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:14

      Thanks Kizzy, I love experimenting with oats.

  8. Five Little Doves
    22 November 2016 / 19:46

    YUM!! This looks delicious and I'm sure even with my limited baking skills I could at least attempt this!

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:13

      Thanks for the comment lovely.

  9. The Lazy Baker
    22 November 2016 / 18:50

    This looks so delicious, I'm definitely saving to have myself.

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:12

      Hehe, thanks for stopping by.

  10. Joanna Victoria -x
    22 November 2016 / 17:15

    Yum looks delicous porridge is my favorite breakfast

    • 24 November 2016 / 19:11

      Thanks Joanna, love porridge in Winter.

  11. Melanies Fab Finds
    22 November 2016 / 13:27

    This sounds great, lots of lovely flavour and makes oats so much more exciting!

    • 22 November 2016 / 15:41

      Thanks for stopping by Melanie. We love oats here in everything.

  12. Lisa Graham
    22 November 2016 / 12:54

    Looks and sounds lovely, I like the idea of doing something different.

    • 22 November 2016 / 15:39

      Thanks for stopping by Lisa.

  13. Anosa Malanga
    22 November 2016 / 10:45

    I love porridge big time but can only have it over the weekend and when I am working from home. I have tried this combination and it tastes amazing

  14. Tamar SB
    22 November 2016 / 10:04

    Great flavor combinations!

    • Claire
      22 November 2016 / 15:33

      Thanks Tamar.

  15. Fiona
    22 November 2016 / 07:38

    Oh this looks so delicious! My eldest boy loves porridge, chocolate and blackberries, so I think I'll have to make this for him as a warm, wholesome breakfast.

    • 22 November 2016 / 15:33

      Thanks Fiona, my son loves porridge before school.