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Prep Time:2 mins

Cooking Time:5 mins

Serves:1 Adult



Porridge is a quick and easy breakfast. If you haven’t tried porridge in years or if you have memories of a grey solid lump in a bowl, it’s worth trying again using this recipe.


  • 40g / 1½ oz. of porridge oats
  • 240ml / 8½ fl oz. of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey


  1. Put everything in a saucepan, non-stick if you have one and gradually bring to the boil
  2. Once it has come to the boil turn it down and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes depending on how tender you like your oats
  3. Stir it occasionally
  4. If it gets too thick, just add an extra drop of semi-skimmed milk or water
  5. If you want to microwave the porridge, just follow the instructions on the pack and add the honey at the end

What you will need

  • Cutlery
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Chop strawberries into your porridge or add a handful of frozen summer berries like raspberries, blackberries or add sunflower seeds!

"Cinnamon is a nice addition to porridge. Why not give it a go?"

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