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Lemon Blueberry Cake-Mix Baked Oatmeal

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 15
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Part cake, part oatmeal, this creative use for Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ golden cake mix and quick oats gets its signature flavour from lemon peel, fresh blueberries and a citrus glaze. A real keeper, this recipe is sure to be the hit of any brunch table.
Created Jun 30, 2017
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  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into tablespoons
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ golden cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 4-quart saucepan, heat milk over medium-high heat until just boiling. Reduce heat to medium; stir in oats with spoon. Cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir occasionally for 2 to 3 minutes or until butter has melted. Beat in cake mix, eggs, lemon zest, vanilla and salt with spoon until well blended. Stir in 1 cup of the blueberries. Pour into pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup berries on top.
  • 3
    Bake 38 to 43 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes before glazing.
  • 4
    When ready to serve, in small bowl, stir icing sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice until well blended. If frosting is too thick to drizzle, add additional lemon juice, 1 teaspoon at a time. Drizzle over cake. Use large spoon for serving.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    To ensure success in this recipe, use quick-cooking oats for best results.
  • Tip 2
    One medium lemon yields about 3 tablespoons juice and 2 to 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel.

Nutrition Information

280 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 41g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 15
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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