Blackberry And Cacao Porridge: Warm And Tasty

Recipe c/o Anna Jones Recipes for Quaker.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge: Warm And Tasty.

Fancy making your morning porridge taste different?

Nothing better than a nice and warm breakfast on a cold Winters morning.

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge: Warm And Tasty

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.

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?

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:

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

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

The Blackberries:

150g blackberries (can use frozen)

1 tablespoon of maple syrup

a squeeze of lemon

Blackberry And Cacao Porridge

To Top:

fresh blackberries halved

1/4 finely chopped apple (in sticks)

1 tablespoon of almond butter

1 teaspoon chopped almonds


1.) First, 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

Recipe c/o Anna Jones Recipes for Quaker.

You may also like these warm breakfast recipes too:

Cinnamon Spiced Morning Porridge Bowl.

I love anything with Cinnamon inside them.

Or maybe this:

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.

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Recipe c/o Anna Jones Recipes for Quaker.


  1. Fiona
    22nd November 2016 / 7:38 am

    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 πŸ™‚

    • 22nd November 2016 / 3:33 pm

      Thanks Fiona, my son loves porridge before school πŸ™‚

  2. Tamar SB
    22nd November 2016 / 10:04 am

    Great flavor combinations!

    • Claire
      22nd November 2016 / 3:33 pm

      Thanks Tamar πŸ™‚

  3. Anosa Malanga
    22nd November 2016 / 10:45 am

    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

  4. Lisa Graham
    22nd November 2016 / 12:54 pm

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

  5. Melanies Fab Finds
    22nd November 2016 / 1:27 pm

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

    • 22nd November 2016 / 3:41 pm

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

  6. Joanna Victoria -x
    22nd November 2016 / 5:15 pm

    Yum looks delicous porridge is my favorite breakfast

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:11 pm

      Thanks Joanna, love porridge in Winter πŸ™‚

  7. The Lazy Baker
    22nd November 2016 / 6:50 pm

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

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:12 pm

      Hehe, thanks for stopping by πŸ™‚

  8. Five Little Doves
    22nd November 2016 / 7:46 pm

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

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:13 pm

      Thanks for the comment lovely πŸ™‚

  9. Kizzy Bass
    23rd November 2016 / 6:06 am

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

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:14 pm

      Thanks Kizzy, I love experimenting with oats πŸ™‚

  10. Anna Maria
    23rd November 2016 / 8:44 am

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

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:15 pm

      Thanks Anna, I love breakfast πŸ™‚

  11. Marie Barber
    23rd November 2016 / 8:54 am

    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 πŸ™‚

    • 24th November 2016 / 7:15 pm

      Thanks for the comment Marie πŸ™‚

  12. Jayne SMABL
    23rd November 2016 / 10:45 am

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

  13. Kara Guppy
    24th November 2016 / 10:37 am

    That looks amazing, my breakfasts look so boring in comparison

  14. Stella Olojola
    24th November 2016 / 5:12 pm

    This looks so delicious. I will try making it.

  15. Margarett Murphy
    26th November 2016 / 1:46 pm

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

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