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Soaked Oatmeal Custard

This creamy, hot breakfast is full of healthy fats and properly prepared oats. It's sure to be a hit!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 4


  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1.5 cups milk full fat with cream,
  • 4 egg yolks whites discarded
  • honey
  • your favorite fruit topping


  • The night before, soak your oats with at least a 2:1 ratio of water to oats and add your lemon juice to the mix. Cover with a towel and leave until morning.
  • In the morning, drain your oats and rinse until the water runs clean.
  • Add your milk and butter to a medium sized pot over medium low heat and let the butter melt.
  • While your butter is melting, whisk your eggs
  • When the butter is melted add your drained and rinsed oats to the pot and stir frequently until all the liquid is absorbed and the oats are creamy. 
  • When all the liquid is absorbed, remove from heat and add the whisked egg yolks.
  • Stir to combine and serve hot. Drizzle with honey and your favorite fruit.