Chocolate Orange Baked Oats

  • 5MINS
  • 35MINS
  • 348KCAL

These slimming-friendly Chocolate Orange Baked Oats make an indulgent breakfast if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories348
  • Carbs32g
  • Protein19g
  • Fat13g
  • Saturates4g
  • Sugars5g

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

You could even have these baked oats for supper or even a dessert! It’s pretty much perfect to eat at any time of day.

What diets are these Chocolate Orange Baked Oats suitable for?

This  recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Gluten free oats

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly are these Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

  • You need to count 12 Points per portion of this Chocolate Orange Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Chocolate Orange Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Chocolate Orange Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

It’s a really substantial and hearty breakfast so will really keep you going during the day!

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

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There are no fancy ingredients needed to make this recipe – you can pick up everything you need from the supermarket.

We use Chocolate Orange Choc Shot to give this recipe a chocolate hit! It’s a sort of chocolate syrup that is low in calories, and you can do all sorts of things with it – even make it into a tasty hot chocolate! There are loads of different flavoured Choc Shots and they’re made by a company called Sweet Freedom.

You can pick some up in any large supermarket, normally down the hot chocolate aisle.

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You’ll need a small baking dish to cook these in, you can pick one up from most large supermarkets, or over on Amazon.

How many calories are in these Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

There are 348 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly Chocolate Orange Baked Oats. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.

This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Add all of the ingredients, except 1 tsp of choc shot, into a bowl and stir until combined.

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Step 2

Bake in the oven at 180°C for 35 minutes.

Step 3

When cooked, drizzle the remaining orange choc shot over the oats and enjoy!

Chocolate Orange Baked Oats_089_Pinch of Nom Slimming RecipesWhat should you should serve with Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

These baked oats really are a meal in themselves, but you might choose to serve them with the following:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Frozen Fruit
  • Fat Free Yoghurt

Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.

Can you cook Chocolate Orange Baked Oats another way?

This recipe needs to be cooked in the oven as per the method below.

How do you know when Chocolate Orange Baked Oats are cooked?

You should cook these baked oats until they are golden in colour and have a slight wobble in the middle, but cooked through.

This should take approx 35-40 minutes in the oven.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Chocolate Orange Baked Oats in the fridge?

Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Chocolate Orange Baked Oats in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat Chocolate Orange Baked Oats?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes, leave to stand for a minute and then cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

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Chocolate Orange Baked Oats

These slimming-friendly Chocolate Orange Baked Oats make an indulgent breakfast if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    35 MINS
  • KCals 348
  • Carbs 32G
WW Points
  • 12 Green
  • 8 Blue
  • 4 Purple

Ingredients

  • 40 g Oats
  • 1 Vanilla Muller Light Yogurt
  • 3/4 tbsp Granulated Sweetener
  • 2 Eggs you can use 1 egg if you prefer a slightly drier texture
  • 2 tsp Choc Orange Choc Shot
  • 1 Orange zest only

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Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients, except 1 tsp of choc shot, into a bowl and stir until combined
  2. Bake in the oven at 180°C for 35 minutes
  3. When cooked, drizzle the remaining orange choc shot over the oats and enjoy!

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ConWednesday 30th January 2019

Instead of whole eggs could I just use egg whites?

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