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A bowl of porridge with garnish

Chocolate Coconut Porridge

Transform plain old boring oatmeal into this chocolate goodness!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 381kcal
Author Charla


  • 1 cup of gluten free oats
  • 2 cups of coconut milk can use almond or other plant based milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ½ tablespoon of cacao powder
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • sweeten to taste maple syrup, coconut nectar, coconut condensed milk


  • Bananas
  • Melted almond butter
  • cacao nibs
  • shredded coconut


  • First combine the coconut milk, water cacao, and vanilla in a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil
  • Once boiled stir in the cacao powder and vanilla extract
  • Reduce the heat to medium then pour in the oats in intervals while stirring to avoid any lumps from forming.
  • Allow the porridge to cook for roughly 5-7 minutes, stirring throughout the given time to prevent it from sticking, add a splash of water if the porridge thicken too much, If you are using rolled or steel cut oats then cook longer (see post)
  • Once the porridge is done drizzle in the sweetener of choice and to taste.
  • Serve accordingly and drizzle with almond butter and garnish with banana, shredded coconut and cacao nibs.


  • If you are sensitive to trace contamination, make sure to use oats that are certified as "gluten free".
  • Feel free to sweeten the porridge with some Vegan Condensed Milk in place of syrup
  • This recipe made with a high ratio of coconut milk which yields a creamy porridge. If don't want a creamy porridge then use more water than milk.
  • Use Almond milk if you don't like the taste of coconut milk or Cashew Milk works too.
  • If the porridge thickens up once cool or left for the next day simply add a splash of water/milk and stir it up.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 6mg