Close-up shot of a bowl filled with oatmeal, apples and caramel
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4 from 1 vote

Caramel Apple Oatmeal

A healthy, hearty cinnamon oatmeal topped with cinnamon-spiced apples and an enticingly sweet caramel sauce, this caramel apple oatmeal is perfect for warming you up on a chilly fall morning.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Apple Oatmeal
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 350kcal


  • 1 small apple
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar you can substitute a zero-calorie sweetener
  • 1/2 cup skimmed milk you can substitute a vegan milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon divided into 2
  • 1 tablespoon caramel sauce


  • Peel, core and halve the apple. Put 1 half to one side and chop the remaining half into into small chunks.
  • Place into a microwave-safe dish and toss with 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Cook in the microwave for 2 minutes until soft.
  • In a medium-size bowl, stir together the oats, sugar, milk, water and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Place in the microwave and cook for 1.5 minutes. Remove from the microwave, stir and cook for a further 1 minute.
  • Pile the apple chunks on top of the hot oatmeal and drizzle with caramel sauce before serving.