Spiced Apple Porridge Recipe

You’ll be ready for anything after a warming bowlful of this delicious and healthy porridge. Did you know oats are jam packed with vitamins, antioxidants and fibre?



Makes 4 portions

  • 125g Bramley apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 50g Frozen cranberries
  • 0.5 tsp Mixed spice
  • Sugar to taste
  • 50g Porridge oats
  • 500 ml Whole milk
  • 0.5 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Place apples in a pan with 25ml water.
  2. Cook gently until soft but not completely mushy (be careful, Bramleys break down quite quickly).
  3. Turn up the heat a little and add the cranberries, mixed spice and sugar.
  4. To make the porridge tip the oats, sugar and the milk into a separate pan
  5. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 5 mins or so stirring all the time until soft and creamy.
  6. Top the porridge with the spiced apple mixture (hot or cold) 
Recipe from Chris Ince, Chef Director at Atalian Servest

Chris been working in catering for over 24 years and spent many years alongside Michelin starred chefs. He’s a multi-medal winner in annual Salon Culinaire events and winner of ‘Best in class’ at the ‘Master seafood chefs of Great Britain’ competition in Hotelympia. He says, ‘Pride and authenticity are key to the making of a good chef

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