Trader Joe’s has been flaunting some extra pretty peaches lately. And every time I would walk by them I would admire their pretty skins, and then turn my nose up to the thought of how they would taste. WHY? I have no idea. Like a kid that swears up and down that they do not like a certain food, without ever trying it. I was green eggs and ham. Anytime they were in my presence I swore for some odd reason that I did not like them. In any way. Not in a pie. Not in a cobbler. Not in a drink. Not in ice cream. Thankfully, the man loves peaches and one day I decided to grow up and eat one.
I loved it. And cannot believe I waited so long to love a peach. Cobbler, simple slices, and this oatmeal bake is as far as my peach adventure has gone so far.
This oatmeal bake turned out SO delicious. It was so nice to wake up each morning for a few days and know a hearty breakfast was already ready to warm up and eat. You could opt for blueberries, or strawberries, but I am shocked to officially say that peaches are the winner. I do not have any good after pictures, post baking, life gets busy ya know? But I’m telling you, it is mighty good!
This is the middle layer of peaches … when baked, they turn so soft and practically melt into the oatmeal. YUM! Why did I ever wait so long?! Son of a peach!
- 3 cup old fashioned oats (not quick)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 2 cup milk (we use soy or almond – feel free to use any you like)
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 peaches, skin on, sliced
Preheat the oven to 350* Spray the bottom of a 9×9 baking dish
First, prep your peaches and keep them set to the side.
In a large bowl, whisk together the oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar.
Add the eggs and milk, stir until all of the oats are wet.
Pour 1/2 of the mixture into the bottom of your prepared pan. Arrange the peaches in any order you would like, reserving a few for the top. Pour the second half of the batter over the peaches, spreading it over each one. Add a few more peach slices on top, and a dash of sugar on top and bake @ 350* for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.