Oatmeal Brulee

(2 servings)

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup oatmeal - Old Fashioned or quick cooking
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries (tossed with 1 or 2 teaspoons of sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease or butter to small baking dishes or ramekins.

Place water in pot with 1 Tablespoon of the brown sugar. Bring to boil. Add the oatmeal and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook oatmeal for approximately 5 minutes until desired texture is reached.

Oleander House Bed & Breakfast in Napa, CA
The Oleander House Bed & Breakfast in Napa, CA.
While the oatmeal is cooking, mix the egg with the remaining 2 Tablespoons of brown sugar and the cream. Beat well with a fork.

Once oatmeal is cooked, place equal amounts in each of the prepared dishes. Pour equal amounts of the egg mixture on top of each.

Place in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Sprinkle the top of each dish with white sugar. Continue to bake for 15 minutes or until liquid is set and the top is browned. Garnish with equal amounts of strawberries. Serve warm.

Oatmeal Brulee
Oatmeal Brulee with a big sausage, a Danish and orange juice

This elegant oatmeal with a sugar brulee topping and fresh berries is from the Oleander House Bed & Breakfast in Napa, CA. Try replacing the strawberries with different berries or a combination of berries. Delicious!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank BnBFinder for this recipe.

Recipe number 2919. Submitted 9/13/2010.