If you love almond croissants, then this Almond Croissant Vegan Baked Oatmeal is for you! Swirled with plenty of vegan almond cream, this baked oatmeal is full of almond flavor. The final essential topping for this delicious baked oatmeal is a swirl of your favorite jam.
In a food processor, combine the sliced almonds and sugar. Process until finely ground ~ 1 minute.
Add the flax egg, melted butter/coconut oil, and almond extract. Process until smooth and creamy ~ 1 minute.
Add 2 Tbs water. Process again to thin it out. Set aside.
Combine the oats, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
Stir in the milk followed by the almond cream.
Serve with fresh fruit or a dollop of your favorite jam and a sprinkled of toasted sliced almonds.
*Steel-Cut Oats Option:
For baked steel cut oats use:
1.5 cups steel cut oats soaked overnight
2 cups oat/almond milk
Bake 40-45 minutes until top starts to brown.
It will still be a bit jiggly, but it will set up as it cools.