Apple Pie Porridge with Ghee-Toasted Nuts

Make breakfast more interesting for the family with this apple-pie inspired porridge that combines the warming flavours of cinnamon and nutmeg with aromatic ghee
Apple Pie Porridge with Ghee-Toasted Nuts
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Apple Pie Porridge with Ghee-Toasted Nuts
April 28, 2020
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 10-15 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


250g peeled and cubed apples (about 3 medium apples)
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Honey
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Cinnamon
½ tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Ginger
A good pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
A pinch of spinneysFOOD Salt
70g porridge oats
300ml milk or milk alternative
50ml spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
40g sultanas

For the ghee-toasted nuts

4 tbsp ghee
100g mixed nuts
2 tbsp sunflower seeds
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds


  • 1

    Place the cubed apples, honey, cinnamon, ginger and the freshly grated nutmeg and salt in a pan over a low heat.

  • 2

    Cover and leave to cook for about 4-5 minutes until the apple begins to soften (add a splash of water if it looks dry).

  • 3

    Set aside ½ the apple mixture; lightly mash the rest in the pan using the back of a fork.

  • 4

    Add the porridge oats, milk, water and sultanas to the apples, and cook gently until the oats are soft – approx. 7-8 minutes.

  • 5

    Meanwhile, heat the ghee in a frying pan until bubbling. Add the nuts and seeds and toast for 2-3 minutes until golden. Remove from the heat immediately.

  • 6

    Divide the apple-oat mixture between 2 bowls; top with the remaining stewed apples and drizzle with the ghee-toasted nuts.


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