Pick-Up Porridge Bars
sometimes busy babies need an extra breakfast boost when they head out on a morning adventure.
These porridge bars are perfect at home or on the road.
Recipe from our The First Foods Book
- 40 g/1½ oz porridge oats
- 220 ml/7½ fl oz whole milk
- 20 g/¾ oz raisins, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 10 g/¼ oz unsalted butter
- Line a small baking tray with baking parchment. Place the oats + milk in a small saucepan + bring to the boil, then reduce the heat + simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until the oats are soft.
- Transfer to a bowl + stir in the raisins + cinnamon, then spread out the porridge in the tray to about 1 cm/½ inch thick. Cover with clingfilm + chill for 30 minutes to set.
- Cut the porridge into 6 fingers each 7 cm/2¾ inches long by 2.5 cm/1 inch wide. Melt the butter in a nonstick frying pan + cook the fingers for 2–3 minutes on each side until golden.
Fun For Little Ones
Older little ones can help to spread the porridge out + flatten it down into the baking tray.
Swap This For That
Try swapping raisins for dried chopped apricots or dates.
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