Berry blast porridge recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min
(may need an extra 6 mins)
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  • Give your usual bowl of porridge a health boost and top it with our sweet redcurrant compote and fresh berries.


    • For the
    • porridge:
    • 100g of porridge oats
    • 500ml milk or water
    • Handful of strawberries, quartered
    • Handful of raspberries, whole
    • For the
    • redcurrant compote:
    • 100g redcurrants
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 1 orange juice and zest


    • For the redcurrant compote: destalk the redcurrants, place in a small saucepan with the sugar, orange zest and juice and simmer on a low heat for 5 – 10 mins, or until the sugar has dissolved. Leave to cool slightly.

    • For the porridge: combine the oats and water (or milk if you prefer it creamier) into a medium pan.

    • Bring to the boil slowly, turn down the heat and simmer gently for 3 – 4 mins, stirring occasionally.

    • Divide the porridge into 2 bowls, spoon the redcurrant compote on top and add the strawberries and raspberries to finish.

    Top tip for making Berry blast porridge

    For a different berry topping try, blackcurrant compote with fresh blueberries and raspberries.

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