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Palm Tree Porridge

Palm Tree Porridge

Quick + easy porridge with a dash of sunshine in the form of coconut milk + tasty tropical mango.

Serves 4
Prep 10 min
Cook 10 min
From 10 months
Soya freeSoya free
VegetarianVegetarian
Egg freeEgg free
Dairy freeDairy free
Nut freeNut free

Ingredients

Method

  • 150 g/5½ oz porridge oats
  • 600 ml/1 pint coconut drinking milk, plus extra to serve
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 small mango, peeled, stoned + cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon mixed seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes, toasted

Ingredients

Method

  1. Put the oats, coconut drinking milk + 575 ml/18 fl oz water in a saucepan, stir + bring to the boil over a medium heat. Stir in the cinnamon, then reduce the heat to low, part-cover with a lid + simmer for 8–10 minutes, stirring, until creamy.
  2. If you are serving to young children, finely chop the mango, toasted seeds + coconut flakes.
  3. Spoon the porridge into bowls + sprinkle with the extra cinnamon, the chopped mango, + the toasted seeds + coconut. Pour extra milk over the porridge, to serve.

Yummy For Babies

For little ones from 10 months, leave out the seeds + mash up the mango. Remember to check the temperature before serving!

Handy Tips

Turn any leftover porridge into a tasty snack: leave it to cool, then cut it into fingers + pan-fry in butter until golden + crisp on the outside. Lovely!

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