RECIPES BY Rhiannon Lambert

Cherry & Cacao Porridge

  • 10 minutes
  • 1
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Essential ingredients

½ cup oats
250ml almond milk
1 tbsp cacao powder
½ tsp cinnamon

80g cherries, fresh or frozen
1 tbsp water
1 tsp maple syrup or honey

To serve:
1 tsp cacao nibs
1 tsp flaked almonds


  1. Place the cherries, water and maple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 5-10 minutes until the compote is syrupy and the cherries are soft. Add more water if needed.
  2. Once the compote is ready, add the oats, milk, cacao and cinnamon to another pan over medium heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes until thickened.
  3. Serve the porridge in a bowl, topped with the cherry compote, cacao nibs and a sprinkle of flaked almonds.