Brown Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal

There's just something about a comforting breakfast on cold, busy mornings and a bowl of this brown sugar cinnamon oatmeal recipe is arguably my personal favorite. Reminiscent of the favorite flavors in those instant oatmeal packets, this easy recipe is made with simple ingredients and is the perfect way to start the day.

– 1 cup water or ½ cup milk + ½ cup of water – ½ cup large flake rolled oats – 1 and ½ teaspoon brown sugar plus additional to taste – ½ teaspoon cinnamon – ⅛ teaspoon salt




In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil over medium-high heat.

Boil Water



To the boiling water, add the oats, cinnamon and sugar and give it a good stir. Reduce the heat to medium-low to maintain a gentle simmer.

Add Oats.



Simmer the mixture for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the oats are soft and it has nearly reached your desired thickness



Remove the pan from the heat, cover with a lid and allow to rest for 2 minutes. This gives a chance for the liquid to be a bit more absorbed.



Garnish with berries, nut butter, cream and more.

Maple Cinnamon Oatmeal: In place of brown sugar, use maple syrup. Or you can do a combo of maple syrup and brown sugar for extra flavor. – Extra Creamy Oatmeal: For a creamier texture, cook the oats in half milk and half water.

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