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Creme Brulee Oatmeal Recipe

If you don't have Saigon Cinnamon, don't worry, you can use any ground cinnamon you want!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (1/4 tsp table salt)
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup instant vanilla pudding or ready-made vanilla pudding
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon teaspoon ground cinnamon (I used McCormick Gourmet Saigon Cinnamon)


  • If using instant pudding, cook according to package instructions.
  • Bring water to boil, stir in quick-cooking oats and cook until thickened, about 1-2 minutes. For thinner oatmeal, add just a bit more water. Divide oatmeal amongst 4 oven-proof bowls.
  • Place oven rack near top and turn on broiler. Top each bowl with vanilla pudding and banana slices. Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon on top. Place in broiler until sugar melts and begins to bubble.


Recipe inspired from Tropiks restaurant at Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.
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