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5 Minute Oatmeal Custard |

5-Minute Oatmeal Breakfast Custard

  • Author: Serena Ball
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Easy way to add deliciousness and protein to your morning oatmeal.


  • 4 cups low-fat milk
  • 2 cups oats (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 12 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon nutmeg (preferably freshly grated)
  • 3 eggs, beaten


  1. The night before, in a saucepan, combine milk, oats, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Cover pot and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In the morning, remove pot from refrigerator and stir. Replace cover and heat on medium-low or medium heat for about 4 minutes; stirring occasionally to prevent from sticking to the bottom. (Stirring isn’t essential if you have to leave the stove to do your hair.)
  3. Add eggs and stir constantly with fork until eggs are no longer shiny and are cooked, about 1 minute.


This recipe can easily be adjusted down to 2 servings or up to 5 or 6 or more. Just follow this simple formula: For each serving, use 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup oats and 1 LESS egg than the number of servings (ie, 1 egg for 2 servings, 4 eggs for 5 servings) Add sugar, vanilla and nutmeg to taste.


  • Serving Size: A BIG bowl of oatmeal