Healthy Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal

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This tasty banana bread baked oatmeal is the perfect use for those extra ripe bananas, and it creates a delicious and healthy breakfast too! It’s super easy, won’t break the bank, and feels as satisfying as having dessert.

Ideal for rescuing those overripe bananas on your counter, this Healthy Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal is a gluten-free breakfast recipe made with simple, budget-friendly ingredients. Whip it up in advance, and you’ve got a delightful breakfast that tastes like a treat for the entire week!

We’re big fans of banana bread, with variations like Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Skillet and Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Bread. However, it doesn’t always leave us feeling energized. That’s why we took it up a notch and transformed it into a fulfilling breakfast with this Healthy Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal! It delivers the traditional flavor you love, making breakfast feel like dessert. And that’s just one of the many reasons why we adore this banana baked oatmeal.

Healthy Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 8


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk of choice
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease an 11×7 non-stick baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Combine all the ingredients (except chocolate chips) in the prepared baking dish – bananas, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, milk, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Mix well. Sprinkle dark chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the oatmeal is set and golden brown on top.
  • Slice and serve with your favorite toppings.


  • Try toasting the walnuts for an extra crunch!
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Feel free to enhance your banana bread oatmeal with toppings like various nuts, unsweetened coconut flakes, dried fruit, peanut butter, or even whipped cream. Enjoy!

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