Nutella Baked Oats

  • 5MINS
  • 35MINS
  • 540KCAL

These Nutella Baked Oats are a super hearty breakfast, with an amazing chocolate hit – they also make a rich and tasty dessert!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories540
  • Carbs65g
  • Protein29g
  • Fat17g
  • Saturates4.7g
  • Sugars19g

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

These rich and indulgent Nutella Baked Oats feel much naughtier than they actually are and they’re the perfect chocolatey, breakfast treat. If you prefer a drier texture to your baked oats, then we’d recommend using just one egg instead of two – they’ll be absolutely delicious either way!

Not only are our Nutella Baked Oats great for breakfast, but they’re also fantastic when served for dessert. We love ours served with some aerosol cream or even some sweetened, whipped quark.

If you want to make these Nutella Baked Oats ahead of time, then they freeze really well and can be easily defrosted and reheated, which means they’re fab for those busier mornings!

What diets are these Nutella Baked Oats suitable for?

These Nutella Baked Oats are suitable for vegetarian diets.

They can be made suitable for gluten free diets by swapping the following ingredients out for gluten free alternatives;

  • 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 is this Nutella Baked Oats recipe?

  • You need to count 16 Points per portion of this Nutella Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Nutella Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Nutella Baked Oats recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

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

This recipe is super simple to make and you can find all of the ingredients you’ll need in your local supermarket!

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We baked our Nutella Baked Oats in a 16cm enamel pie dish just like this one.

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And, because you can never have too much Nutella, we sometimes like to use a small jug like these ones to drizzle some extra Nutella on top!

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How many calories are in these Nutella Baked Oats?

There are 540 calories per portion in these Nutella Baked Oats, which means they fall into our Special Occasion category. 

To cut down the amount of calories even more, you can simply halve the portion size and serve with a healthy accompaniment.

These Nutella Baked Oats are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fit 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

Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

Step 2

In a bowl, mix all of the ingredients and just one teaspoon of the Nutella until combined.

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Step 3

Pour into an ovenproof dish and add the remaining Nutella into the centre.

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Step 4

Place into the oven for 30-35 minutes until set and golden.

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What could I serve with these Nutella Baked Oats?

These Nutella Baked Oats are really tasty when served with some aerosol cream or some sweetened, whipped quark. They also work really well when served as a dessert alongside the following starter, main and side:

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How do you know when these Nutella Baked Oats are cooked?

You should cook these Nutella Baked Oats until they’re set and golden which should take around 35 minutes.

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 these Nutella Baked Oats in the fridge?

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

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

Can I freeze these Nutella 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 these Nutella Baked Oats?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 3-5 minutes or until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes. 

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Nutella Baked Oats

These Nutella Baked Oats are a super hearty breakfast, with an amazing chocolate hit - they also make a rich and tasty dessert!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    35 MINS
  • KCals 540
  • Carbs 65G
  • WW Points:
  • 16 Green
  • 8 Blue
  • 4 Purple

Ingredients

  • 40 g oats
  • 175 g fat free natural yoghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp granulated sweetener
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp Nutella

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. In a bowl, mix all of the ingredients and just one teaspoon of the Nutella until combined.
  3. Pour into an ovenproof dish and add the remaining Nutella into the centre.
  4. Place into the oven for 30-35 minutes until set and golden.

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JacquelineSunday 21st March 2021

Hi
Could milk be used instead of yogurt.
Thanks

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    HollyMonday 22nd March 2021

    Hey Jacqueline, I’m not sure how successful these baked oats would be using yogurt as they may be a little runny and not thicken when baked, hope that helps!

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CarrenSunday 14th February 2021

I’ve made these and they were lovely and again made them into smaller bits
But the recipe has 2 points purple on ww but it’s actually 4 when you use the ww calculator in the app it’s 2points per teaspoon

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    HollyMonday 15th February 2021

    Hey Carren, I have had a look at this recipe and have altered the WW points accordingly thanks so much for your message!

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Rosalind HerbertTuesday 9th February 2021

I’ve doubled the recipe for the baked oats which then make 6 muffins, then I have 2 muffins each day for breakfast. For me this is the right amount for breakfast.
Really love trying different flavours in these. Thanks

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    HollyWednesday 10th February 2021

    Hey Rosalind, that sounds like a great idea making the Nutella Baked Oats into individual portions for an easy grab and go breakfast!

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ThomasSunday 7th February 2021

I found the natural yogurt still keeps a that sour taste I’m not to Kean on. Can you recommend anything to substitute it for or would a vanilla muller light yogurt do the trick?

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    HollyMonday 8th February 2021

    Hi Thomas, we would suggest fat free natural yogurt or fat free Greek yogurt for this recipe but muller light should still work okay, just alter the calories accordingly. Hope that helps!

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LouiseWednesday 3rd February 2021

Hi,
I’ve just made these but not sure it’s the right consistency.

What should the consistency be like? I followed the recipe & baked for 35 minutes but its come out almost a soggy texture in the middle. Is this right?

Thank you

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    HollyThursday 4th February 2021

    Hi Louise, the baked oats should be thick and have a sort of cake like consistency. You may need to bake a little longer than the suggested timings if your oven runs a little cooler and if you prefer your baked oats to be a lot firmer and dry you can use 1 egg it’s really down to personal preference. Hope that helps!

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Rachel BurnsThursday 21st January 2021

Can you use steel cut oatmeal for this? I have loads left from another dish.

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    LisaFriday 22nd January 2021

    Hi Rachel
    Steel cut oats have a different texture to standard porridge oats. They absorb liquid differently and take longer to cook, so I think the recipe would need to be altered to get best results from steel cut oats.

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LindsayMonday 18th January 2021

Hi!
What can be used instead of granulated sweetener?
Many thanks

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    HollyTuesday 19th January 2021

    Hey Lindsay, you can use caster sugar instead of the sweetener, hope that helps!

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Chelsea prosserMonday 18th January 2021

Do you need to use yogurt?

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    HollyTuesday 19th January 2021

    Hi Chelsea, the baked oats won’t really work without yogurt as they will be too dry and may end up a little rubbery with just the egg. Hope that helps!

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AmandaMonday 18th January 2021

Love your books love your recipe you are fabulous

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    HollyTuesday 19th January 2021

    Hi Amanda, so glad you are enjoying our recipes! Thanks for your message

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grace rowleyMonday 4th January 2021

Hiya!
I have made this delish nutella baked oats, but I put them in seperate cake tins to make several small ones. What would the calories be then if I made 6?
Please helppppp

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    SharonMonday 4th January 2021

    Hi Grace, this recipe serves 1 and contains 540 calories. If you divided the same mixture between 6 small dishes it would mean that each small dish would contain 90 calories. Do hope this helps and we’re so glad you liked the recipe.

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TanyaWednesday 16th December 2020

Would Greek style yogurt work well?

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    SharonThursday 17th December 2020

    Hi Tanya, we haven’t tried this recipe using Greek style yogurt but it should work if your yogurt is a similar consistency to natural yogurt.
    It’s worth noting that Greek yogurt has had lots of the whey strained out of it to make a very thick yogurt, whereas Greek style yogurt has had alot less whey strained out and is therefore a bit thinner.
    So make sure to use Greek style yogurt to give the best chance of success. Thanks for getting in touch with your question and hope you enjoy this recipe.

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LisaSaturday 5th December 2020

What kind of Oats did you use? Or can you use?
Instant, Quick cooking, 1 minute, Steel cut ???

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    LisaMonday 7th December 2020

    Hi Lisa
    Any standard porridge oats work for this recipe. It may overcook if you use instant oats, although that isn’t something we have tried. Hope this helps

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Kerry LambeTuesday 10th November 2020

Can I change the Nutella for lemon curd?

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    SharonFriday 13th November 2020

    Hi Kerry,
    We haven’t tried this with lemon curd but it should work. Please let us know how you get on, we would be interested to hear what you think.Thanks for your question.

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SallyMonday 28th September 2020

Just wanted to check that a single whole 16cm tin is 1 portion?

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    HollyTuesday 29th September 2020

    Hey Sally, the Nutella Baked Oats recipe serves 1 person so all the nutritional information is correct for 1 serving. Hope that helps!

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HilaryThursday 24th September 2020

This is more than 6 points on ww blue. Just the oats and the Nutella is 8!

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Bobbi PeatMonday 14th September 2020

I added both teaspoons of nutella to mine and turned them into oat bars. They still taste amazing and come in handy for a quick snack or part of breakfast on the go. Absolutely gorgeous. I love them

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    LisaTuesday 15th September 2020

    That sounds like a great idea, Bobbi!
    Thanks for the tip!

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LouiseMonday 31st August 2020

Could you add protein powder to this?

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    HollyTuesday 1st September 2020

    Hi Louise, it’s not something we have tested for the Nutella Baked Oats. You would need to alter the nutritional information accordingly and you may find you need to add more liquid as it may become quite dry. Here is a link to our guide for working out nutritional information: https://pinchofnom.com/how-to-work-out-calories-and-points-in-a-recipe/

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Joanna OwenSunday 23rd August 2020

Made the baked oats for breakfast ,but.plenty left for tomorrow.

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    HollyWednesday 26th August 2020

    Hi Joanna, the Nutella Baked Oats have been my favourite so far! Glad you enjoyed them.

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TriciaSunday 26th July 2020

What size dish do you use ?

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    LisaMonday 27th July 2020

    Hi Trisha. We use a 16cm oblong pie dish for this recipe. Hope this helps.

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LeaWednesday 8th July 2020

Hi
Might sound like a stupid question but do these baked oats recipe taste like egg or is it like when you cook them in a cake?

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    HollyThursday 9th July 2020

    Hey Lea, no the Nutella Baked Oats don’t taste like eggs like you said similar to a cake. Hope that helps!

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