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Festive Faces Porridge

Do you want to build a snowman? Set your little elves to work this Christmas by creating their very own edible festive faces at breakfast time! This hearty, wholesome porridge recipe provides plenty of fuel for festive play! And feed their imaginations by laying out lots of healthy toppings!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 1 bowl of porridge
Ingredients

Reindeer Porridge

40g small porridge oats
275ml milk

Decoration:
2 blueberries
3 strawberries

Snowman Porridge

40g small porridge oats
275ml milk

Decoration:
1 large banana, sliced
1 blueberry
1 strawberry
1 chocolate writing icing pen
1 kiwi, cut into slices
7 pomegranate seeds
1 dried apricot
Method

Reindeer Porridge 

  1. Measure the oats and milk into a small saucepan.
  2. Stir over the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the oats are cooked and the porridge has thickened. Spoon into a bowl.
  3. To decorate, make a nose and ears out of the strawberries, add the blueberries for eyes and slice the remaining strawberry into strips to make the antlers.

Snowman Porridge 

  1. Measure the oats and milk into a small saucepan.
  2. Stir over the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the oats are cooked and the porridge has thickened. Spoon into a bowl.
  3. To decorate, make the snowman’s body from 3 slices of banana. Slice half a strawberry to make the hat. Slice the blueberry in half and place on top of the hat to make the bobble. Use the chocolate pen to make the eyes and buttons. Make a small nose out of the apricot.
  4. To make the Christmas tree, cut the kiwi slices into triangles and arrange on top of the porridge. Use the remaining blueberry half to make the tree base and decorate the tree with baubles created from pomegranate seeds.

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