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Banana Bread Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe in a Pan

Low FODMAP Banana Bread Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

You can make this baked steel cut oatmeal with regular rolled oats too, just bake for only 35 minutes. To limit blood sugar spikes even more, serve with full fat Greek or coconut yogurt. To make this recipe vegan, just omit the egg. You will get some elasticity from the flax meal.

LOW FODMAP: reduce bananas to 2 - simply omit the sliced one on top

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet GlutenFreeDiet, VeganDiet, VegetarianDiet
Keyword lowFODMAP
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Author Phoebe Lapine


  • 3 medium overripe bananas
  • 2 1/2 cups oat or almond milk
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • ½ cup flax seed meal optional
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup pecans chopped
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Line a pie plate or 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mash two of the bananas (you should have 1 ½ cups). Slice the third banana lengthwise and set aside.
  3. To the banana bowl, add the oat or almond milk, maple syrup, eggs, melted coconut oil, and vanilla. Add the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and sea salt; Mix well.
  4. Fold in the walnuts. Transfer to the prepared baking dish and spread evenly.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes or until the oat mixture is set and the top is golden. Remove from the oven, and allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.