Busy Mornings Call For Grab-And-Go Gingerbread Oatmeal Cups

Busy Mornings Call For Grab-And-Go Gingerbread Oatmeal Cups

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not everyone has time to eat before heading out for the day. These gingerbread oatmeal cups are great because they can be made in advance, stored and eaten throughout the week. They’re the perfect grab-and-go meal and the maple syrup gives them just enough sweetness that even the kids will love them. Your mornings are going to be that much better with this oatmeal cups to nibble on.


  • Cooking spray
  • 2 ¼ cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

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Make it!


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Add 3 tablespoons of oats to each cup. Set aside.
  2. In a 4-cup liquid measuring cup (or bowl), combine milk, eggs, maple syrup, molasses, and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.

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  3. In a small bowl, whisk together baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Pour into the wet ingredients and whisk to combine. Pour the wet ingredients into the muffin tin wells with the oats, filling almost to the top, and re-whisking the wet ingredients in the measuring cup as needed to keep them well combined.
  4. Bake oatmeal cups for 24-26 minutes, until set. Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then gently run a spoon around the edge of each cup and carefully move to a wire rack. Serve warm.

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