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Baked oat and rye porridge with blueberries and almonds in a pan

Baked Nordic Oat and Rye Porridge

A hearty and delicious baked oat and rye porridge with wild blue berries and toasted almonds.
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Course: Breakfast, porridge
Cuisine: Nordic, Scandinavian
Keyword: baked porridge, blueberry porridge, rye porridge recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 417kcal
Author: Kristi


  • 1 cup rolled old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup rye flakes or additional 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 cups whole milk unsweetened nut milk or oat milk works just fine
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups blueberries fresh or frozen (no need to defrost)

Optional Toppings:

  • Maple syrup
  • Melted butter
  • Skyr Icelandic yogurt
  • Milk or cream


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Butter the inside of an 8 x 8 glass baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, rye flakes, half of the almonds, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • In a second bowl, whisk together maple syrup, milk, egg, butter and vanilla.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of the berries in the bottom of the prepared dish.  Top with dry oat mixure. 
  • Pour wet mixture over the top of the oat mixture.  Tap the pan on the counter a couple of times to make sure that the wet mixture sinks all the way to the bottom and that the dry ingredients are completely submerged .
  • Sprinkle remaining berries and ¼ cup of sliced almonds over the top.  Bake until golden brown and oats are set, about 40-50 minutes. Serve warm with optional toppings. 


Adapted from Supernatural Everyday by Heidi Swanson


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 2mg