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Irish Oatmeal Brulee


January is National Oatmeal Month!  I've been eating oatmeal almost daily for about a year  now, and I'm still surprised at how many great ways there are to change it up.  I was surfing Pinterest and came across this Irish Oatmeal Brulee recipe from Rose W., and immediately put it on the menu.

I made a few small changes to the recipe. I used unsweetened vanilla almond milk instead of the 2%. I also omitted the raisins because I used all of mine making Christmas cookies and forgot to replace them.  This smells absolutely amazing as it's cooking!

One small method change as well, the recipe calls for broiling the tops, but I'll take any excuse to use my kitchen torch.  I love how creamy it turns out, and the little pockets of sweetness from the maple syrup.  The crunchy brown sugar just puts it into a whole new level of goodness, do not to skip that step!  

Be sure to go and check out all the other amazing recipes that the #FoodieExtravaganza bloggers are sharing by clicking the links at the bottom of the post.  Big thanks go out to Wendy from A Day in the Life on the Farm for hosting this month!


Irish Oatmeal Brulee


Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal

ingredients:

  • 8 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups steel-cut oats (I like Flahavan's)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 orange peel strip (1 to 3 inches)
  • 1 Dash salt
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (omitted)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • Buttermilk, optional
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

instructions:

How to cook Irish Oatmeal Brulee

  1. In a large heavy saucepan, bring milk to a boil over medium heat. Add the oats, cinnamon, orange peel and salt. Reduce heat; simmer for 30 minutes or until thick and creamy, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from the heat; discard cinnamon and orange peel. Stir in the cranberries, raisins, syrup and a small amount of buttermilk if desired. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer to eight ungreased 6-oz. ramekins. Place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Broil 8 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes or until sugar is caramelized. Serve immediately.
Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/irish-oatmeal-brulee/
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Comments

  1. This sounds amazing. I love having a new dessert option. Happy New Year Jolene.

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    1. Happy New Year to you! It's really nice to be able to have that little something sweet without going totally overboard :)

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  2. Love the idea of breaking out the kitchen torch! Any excuse! Sounds delicious.

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    1. It's so good! I picked up some dried blueberries and dried cherries for the next batch.

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  3. A healthy and delicious breakfast, this makes an excellent dessert too.

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