Hello. How are you today?
I love writing this blog, it gives me an amazing excuse to invent loads of porridge recipes. Maybe I should rename it ‘Porridge 101’ or something equally cool, maybe ‘No thanks, I’ve got my Porridge’? Either way I just seem to find porridge recipes really easy, probably because it’s pretty hard to mess up! Even if you forget to stir it and it sticks to the bottom, just add a little bit more liquid and lots of elbow grease, voila, it’s back to creamy goodness.
Apple Pie Porridge
1/3 cup oats
2/3 cup unsweetened soy milk
1 1/3 cup water
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp vegan margarine
1 medium eating apple, sliced
1 tsp cinnamon
2-3 tsp sugar
Put the porridge oats, soy milk and water into a small pan. Bring to the boil and then turn down to a low heat. For example, my cooker goes up to 9, I have the porridge on 3. Cook for about 50 minutes stirring every 10 minutes. This will mae very creamy porridge, but if you’re not as fussy about your porridge consistency as me (or like it a different way) cook to your preferred timings.
Meanwhile, in a frying pan melt your vegan margarine until it begins to bubble gently. Add your sliced apple and fry gently until it looks a little translucent. When the apple is cooked, sprinkle with a light dash of cinnamon powder and toss to coat evenly
Into the porridge stir the vanilla extract and sugar to taste. Top with the caramelised apple.
I topped mine with a date syrup which I’ll write about soon. But if you topped it with granola you’d have apple crumble!
I think I take these porridge puddings a bit far…maybe…but hey that’s what a blog is for! I have a recipe for pineapple upside down porridge soon :)