|

Best Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal

This post contains links to affiliate websites, such as Amazon, and we receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made using these links. Amazon doesn’t support my blog. We appreciate your support!

Wake up to a warm hug of flavor with our Instant Pot Oatmeal! This simple yet satisfying breakfast brings together hearty oats and a touch of cinnamon magic. Thanks to the Instant Pot, you’ll enjoy a steaming bowl of creamy goodness in no time.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal – your shortcut to a comforting start to the day!

Instant Pot Oatmeal With Cinnamon 1

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Effortless Morning: Utilize your Instant Pot for a quick, no-fuss breakfast option.
  • Healthy and Hearty: Packed with fiber and nutrients, it’s a great start to your day.
  • Flavorful and Aromatic: The warm cinnamon aroma will make your morning feel extra cozy.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Rolled Oats (Gluten Free): The main ingredient, providing a hearty texture and a source of filling fiber.
  • Plant-Based Milk: Used instead of water to cook the oats, it gives the oatmeal a creamy and rich texture.
  • Water: Helps to achieve the perfect consistency for your oatmeal.
  • Ground cinnamon: Adds a warm, sweet-spicy flavor that pairs wonderfully with the oats.
  • Maple Syrup: Provides natural sweetness, enhancing the overall taste of the oatmeal.
  • Vanilla extract: Introduces a subtle, sweet aroma and flavor that complements the cinnamon.
  • For the Instant Pot Insert – Water: Necessary for the Instant Pot to generate steam and pressure cook the oatmeal properly.
  • Optional Toppings: Maple syrup adds extra sweetness, fruits offer freshness, chocolate brings indulgence, nuts provide crunch, and nut butters give a creamy, rich touch.
Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 24 of 29

How To Make Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal

This recipe is almost as quick as a bowl of cereal with only 5 minutes of prep time and 5 minutes to cook. Here’s what you need to do.

Step One: Add Ingredients To Bowl

Add all the ingredients to the Instant Pot safe Pyrex bowl and mix well.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 1 of 29 1440x960 1

Step Two: Place In Instant Pot    

Add the 1 cup of water to Instant Pot insert, place trivet and place bowl of oatmeal on trivet.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 2 of 29 1440x960 1

Step Three: Pressure Cook

Close the pot and seal, select manual or pressure cook, select high pressure, and set the timer for 5 mins.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 3 of 29 1440x960 1

Step Four: Natural Release  

Let the steam release naturally about 8-10 minutes before opening.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 26 of 29 683x1024 1

Step Five: Garnish And Serve 

Stir the oatmeal, ladle into bowls and serve with topping of your choice

Instant Pot Cinnamon Oatmeal 27 of 29

Cooking Tips

  • Pot in Pot Cooking: This cooked oatmeal recipe uses “the pot in pot” method to avoid the Burn Notice.
  • Water Measurements: Add the ¾ cup of water into the oatmeal, and put 1 cup of water in the inner pot.

Variations

  • Add Apple: Add chopped apples to make this into an Instant Pot apple cinnamon oatmeal recipe.
  • Plant Milk: Try adding unsweetened almond milk to your old fashioned oats for this Instant Pot oatmeal recipe.
  • Steel Cut Oats: We use old fashioned rolled oats for this recipe but you can add steel cut oats for a different texture.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • Storing Oatmeal: Refrigerate leftover oatmeal in an airtight container and consume within 3-4 days for optimal freshness.
  • Reheating Oatmeal: Microwave individual servings with a splash of liquid or heat on the stovetop on low, adding liquid as needed until warmed through; enjoy with your favorite toppings for a quick and delicious breakfast.
DSC 7764.jpg copy 3

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Fresh Berry Medley: Bursting with antioxidants, this mix of berries complements the warm cinnamon flavors perfectly.
  • Greek Yogurt Parfait: Creamy yogurt layered with honey and granola provides a delightful contrast to the hearty oatmeal.
  • Sliced Banana: Caramelize bananas in a pan with brown sugar for a decadent, fruity side.
  • Vanilla Chai Latte: A warm spiced tea latte perfectly complements the cozy flavors of your Instant Pot cinnamon oatmeal.
instant pot Oatmeal with Cinnamon

Instant Pot Oatmeal (With Cinnamon)

Yield: 1-2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

You can try this Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe if you want to have a healthy and hearty breakfast. This is a gluten-free and vegan meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (gluten free)
  • 2 3/4 cups plant-based milk
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the Instant Pot insert: 1 cup water
  • Optional toppings: Maple syrup, fruits, chocolate, nuts, nut butters

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to the Instant Pot safe Pyrex bowl and mix well. Add the 1 cup of water to Instant Pot insert, place trivet and place bowl of oatmeal on trivet.
  2. Close the pot and seal, select manual or pressure cook, select high pressure, and set the timer for 5 minutes.
  3. Let the steam release naturally about 8-10 minutes before opening. Stir the oatmeal, ladle into bowls and serve with topping of your choice.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1552Total Fat: 66gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 38gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 601mgCarbohydrates: 198gFiber: 21gSugar: 94gProtein: 52g

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

More Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

For more fantastic and easy recipe try the following air fryer and Instant Pot recipes

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *