These easy maple overnight oats are naturally sweetened with maple syrup, this breakfast will help you get your day off to a sweet start! They are perfect for a quick grab and go breakfast on a busy morning.
The maple and cinnamon flavors give it that extra fall and winter touch! Top with your favorite seasonal fruits for a boost of healthy nutrition.
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And when you soak the oats overnight in the fridge, the texture becomes soft like muesli. Because it is softer, it makes it easy to enjoy in the morning. Pair it with your favorite seasonal fruits, yogurt or to blend straight into a smoothie.
Ingredients needed for overnight oatmeal
This recipe is incredibly simple and only requires a handful of pantry staples.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- whole rolled oats
- vanilla extract
- pure maple syrup
- whole milk
Instructions for overnight maple oats recipe
This recipe is super simple and is a perfect make-ahead breakfast! Here’s how to make this recipe…
Begin by adding the oats, milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and cinnamon into a large bowl.
Stir well to combine all ingredients together.
After the oats have been combined, store the oat mixture in the refrigerator overnight or at least 8 hours. They may be stored in a large glass bowl with an airtight lid.
Mason jars are also great for storage and saves room in the fridge!
🥣 Tip: add overnight oats to smaller mason jars for individual grab and go breakfasts in the morning.
Serving ideas and variations
Overnight oats has the consistency of a muesli – it is soft and can be eaten straight out of the refrigerator. But you can do so much more with it.
These quick oats will keep in the refrigerator for up to one week. Just be sure to store in a glass bowl or Mason jars with airtight lids.
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Maple Overnight Oats
- 4 cups rolled oats
- 4 cups whole milk
- 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 4 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- Add the oats, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and whole milk to a large bowl. Stir well to combine all ingredients together.
- Store in a bowl with airtight lid or add the oats to individual portions in mason jars with lids for storage. Add the oat mixture to a refrigerator overnight or for about 8 hours.
- Serve as a cold muesli like cereal with your favorite seasonal fruits or warm up in a pan over low heat until warmed through.