Overnight Chocolate Oats

Chocolate for breakfast that is good for you?! Yes please! This is such a quick and easy breakfast to make and great as a make ahead breakfast if you are in a rush in the morning. I love breakfast, I wake up excited to eat so knowing that this was in the fridge waiting for me this morning made me jump out of bed very easily!

During the winter I love big steaming bowls of porridge for breakfast such as my indulgent porridge but in the summer this makes a wonderful change. Chilled bowls of oats ready to top with fresh fruit. This one is like eating an oaty chocolate milkshake however it is made using raw cacao powder. I was incredibly excited when I found this in Highland Wholefoods. I have been wanting to get some for a long time, packed with antioxidants and protein, no sugar pure cacao is wonderful! I have used semi skimmed milk for this but plant based milks would be delicious and make it vegan.

Overnight Chocolate Oats

Ingredients (serves one)

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup semi skimmed milk (or plant based milk)
  • 1 tsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • Some topping suggestions, fresh raspberries, strawberries, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds.


  1. Place to oats, milk, cacao powder and maple syrup into a jar or bowl. Mix well then cover and leave in the fridge overnight. In the morning to with fruit, nuts and seeds.

Enjoy! H x


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