Oats custard is a delicious dessert made with oats, egg yolk, and milk. It’s an easy and delicious recipe that can be done within 15 minutes. This recipe is sent to me by a reader of Gkfooddiary, almost a year ago. It is the one on my try list for a long time. The recipe turned out simply delightful, Thank you Ansaba Nazer for sending me this delicious recipe!
The combination of egg yolk, milk, and oats make this recipe calcium-rich, which is necessary for growing kids. This oats custard can be given to babies after eight months by replacing cow’s milk with formula milk (pointers given at the end of the post for the preparation using formula milk). Do check out my fruits custard and banana custard recipes too.
Now Let’s get on to check how to make this easy oats custard recipe for babies, toddlers & kids.
- Oats - 2 tbsp
- Milk - 1 cup
- Egg Yolk - 1 from one egg
- Brown sugar- 1 tbsp
- Nuts Powder - 1 tbsp (optional)
- Chopped nuts - 1 tbsp
- Measure and keep all the ingredients ready. In a pan, take egg yolk alone from the whole eggs.
- Add 1 cup of milk along with sugar to it and mix well with a whisk. Make sure there are no lumps. Beat everything well until small bubble appears. Then Start heating the mixture in low, medium flame for 2-3 minutes. Keep stirring in between to avoid sticking at the bottom.
- Once the mixture becomes slightly thick and cream in color, add oats along with nuts powder to it. Mix well and cook it further for 3-5 minutes until the oats get cooked thoroughly. Switch it off once done. Cool it down and refrigerate if desired!
Here is the video of how to make oats custard for Toddlers and Kids
How to make oats custard for babies below one year using breastmilk/formula
- Take 2 tbsp of oats in a pan and add 1/2 cup of water to it and cook it until the oats get cooked thoroughly.
- Once the oats get cooked thoroughly, beat the egg yolk, and add it to cooked oats. Add nuts powder if desired and mix well. Cook it further for 3 minutes until the mixture turns creamy. Switch off the flame once done.
- Once the custard is warm, add breastmilk/ formula milk to adjust the consistency. Feed your baby!
- You can use any oats for this recipe. Cooking time vary accordingly.
- For small babies, you can powder oats and add it.
- Oats Custard gets thicken after cooled down and refrigeration, so switch off the flame accordingly.
- You can also refrigerate the custard mixture for 15-20 minutes and serve.
- Skip sugar for babies below one year. Use dates syrup or fruit purees instead.
- Avoid whole nuts for small babies, instead use dry fruits powder or almond powder.
- If the custard gets thicken, adjust with milk.
- Make sure to introduce each ingredient separate to your baby, before you try this oats custard recipe.
- Always check with your pediatrician before introducing any new food.
- You could try this recipe with a tbsp of cornflour if you want to skip egg yolk.