1 cup fresh Rainier cherries, rinsed with stems and pits removed
1 medium ripe banana
1 cup steel-cut oats
½ cup chopped walnuts
⅓ cup packed brown sugar
3 tbsp mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 ½ cups fat-free milk
2 tbsp melted butter, slightly cooled
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 50 min
1 Preheat oven to 375° F. Butter or grease a small square or round baking dish.
2 Using a potato masher, blender, or food processor, mash the cherries and banana together in a mixing bowl until well combined. Set aside.
3 In a separate mixing bowl, combine oats, walnuts, brown sugar, chocolate chips, baking powder, and salt. Stir well. Add the milk, egg, and melted butter to the fruit mixture and stir well.
4 Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until combined. Pour into the buttered baking dish.
5 Bake for 50 minutes or until the edges are browned and center is set. Garnish with fresh, chopped cherries if desired.
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