What Can I Make with Steel-Cut Oats Besides Oatmeal?

Ingredient Questions

Q: I love steel-cut oats for their texture and nutrition, but all I do with them is make oatmeal. Do you have any suggestions for using them in baked-goods or other interesting preperations?

Sent by Beth

Editor: Yes! I love adding a scoop of steel-cut oats to baked goods. It adds a nice texture and a subtle oaty flavor. If you're making a slow-rising recipe, like one of the no-knead breads, throw them in raw. Otherwise, add a scoop of cooked oats to the batter for muffins, quickbreads, or even pancakes.

A few recipes to check out:

Banana Muffin Tops with Steel-Cut Oats
No-Knead Multi-Grain Peasant Bread
Oatmeal Clafouti

Readers, what other ideas do you have for cooking with steel-cut oats?


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