Warming chocolate & banana porridge

Cocoa and vanilla add a luxurious flavour to this healthy breakfast, naturally sweetened with banana. Soak the oats overnight for a super creamy texture

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    plus overnight soaking
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 259
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 42g
  • sugars 20g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 9g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 120g porridge oats
  • 4 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 bananas, 2 chopped
  • 2 x 150ml pots bio yogurt
  • milk, to serve (optional)


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  1. Put the oats, cocoa and vanilla in a large bowl and pour over 1 litre cold water. Cover the bowl and leave to soak overnight.

  2. The next morning, tip the contents into a saucepan with the chopped banana. Cook over a medium heat for 5 mins, stirring frequently, until the oats are cooked.

  3. Put half of the mixture in the fridge for the next day. Spoon the rest into two bowls, swirl in 1 pot yogurt and slice over a banana (save the other pot and banana for the next morning). Warm through with a splash of milk to reheat.

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