Delicious choc nut butter porridge 

This choc nut butter porridge has become one of my favourite porridge variations. Not surprising really, as it combines three of my favourites: chocolate, banana and almond butter.

I really love how the sweetness of the banana nut butter topping blends with the slightly bitter flavour of the cacao powder, as it melts into the porridge.

You do need to plan ahead a little bit to make this one, but it’s easy. As long as you’ve got frozen bananas on hand, then your prep’s done!

choc nut butter porridge topped with banana and strawberries

What do you need to make this chocolate porridge?

You do need to plan ahead a little bit to make this one, but it’s easy. As long as you’ve got frozen bananas on hand, then your prep’s done!

If you’re like me, you use frozen bananas in smoothies and nice cream too, especially in Summer.

The porridge is basically my CREAMY COCONUT MILK PORRIDGE recipe, with added cacao powder.

The topping for this porridge bowl is really easy to make, but you do need a blender. I use my trusty NutriBullet, and I make double so that I can have it again later in the week.

Just whiz the choppeed banana and almond butter together in your blender. Then set it aside while you cook the porridge, and it’ll just soft enough to stir into the porridge.

choc banana porridge topped with strawberries




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If you're a chocolate fan, you won't regret trying this amazing chocolate porridge with a frozen banana and almond butter topping.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Australian
Keyword chocolate porridge, porridge recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 313kcal


Chocolate porridge

  • ¾ cup oats
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • ½ small can coconut milk

Banana nut butter topping

  • 1 medium frozen banana roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp almond butter


  • Roughly chop the banana, and whiz it in a high speed blender, with the almond butter, until well mixed. Set aside while the oats cook.
  • Bring the oats and water to the boil in a small saucepan.
  • Simmer for five minutes, until all of the water is absorbed and the oats are cooked.
  • Turn the heat down low, and stir through the vanilla, cacao powder and coconut milk.
  • Bring your porridge mixture back to a simmer, and keep stirring until everything's well blended.
  • Pour the porridge equally into 2 bowls, dollop half of the banana topping into the middle of each bowl. Add some extra banana and any of your other favourite toppings.
  • Enjoy!

Recipe notes

Frozen strawberries or raspberries that have been slightly warmed are another of my favourite toppings.
Serving: 1person | Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.2g | Protein: 10.8g | Fat: 13.8g
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