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two bowls of steamed oatmeal, one topped with strawberries and almond butter; one with raspberries, pistachios and chocolate
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4.34 from 12 votes

Steam Oven Oatmeal

Steam oven oatmeal in single serves will change your mornings! This easy method makes the silkiest, simplest no-stir oatmeal or porridge while you get ready for your day.    
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, English, Western
Keyword: steam oven oatmeal, steam oven porridge
Servings: 1


  • ½ cup rolled oats 50g
  • ¾ cup milk (185ml) or water, or a mix of the two
  • Small pinch salt
  • Extra warmed milk or cream, fruit, nuts, maple syrup or honey to serve


  • Put the oats and milk/water into a heatproof bowl and give it a quick mix to combine.
  • Put the bowl into your cold steam oven and set to 212°F/100°C, steam setting (100% humidity). Set the timer for 15 minutes.
  • At the end of cooking, taste the oatmeal to make sure it’s cooked to your liking (if not, pop it back in for an extra couple of minutes), then serve with extra milk or cream and your favorite toppings.


  1. The quantities given are for a single serve of oatmeal, but you can multiply this recipe by as many servings as you need. Just cook each serving in its own bowl.