Banana Porridge

Kickstart your day with this Banana Porridge recipe, optionally topped with sweet honey. A healthy breakfast staple, porridge is filling and packed with nutritional benefits.

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porridge honey banana breakfast

Banana Porridge Recipe

Love Food Feed Editors
This easy to make Banana porridge is creamy and warming, topped with sweet honey and bananas. Porridge is a healthy, filling and nutritious breakfast that makes a great addition to balanced diet.
5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Breakfast, Vegan
Cuisine American, British
Servings 2
Calories 489 kcal



  • Place the 100g of oats into a saucepan then add 600mls of milk.
    100 g Porridge oats, 600 Milliliters Milk
  • Then simply bring to the boil and then let the porridge simmer for 3-4 minutes, keep stirring through the whole cooking process so that the porridge cooks evenly. Then add a pinch of salt about a minute before the porridge is finished and continue to stir.
    ⅛ tsp Salt
  • When it’s finished cooking remove from the heat and let it stand for a minute.
  • Grab yourself a bowl and fill it with the beautiful creamy porridge.
  • Next slice up your banana and share between the two bowls then simply drizzle with honey. Now all that’s left is to eat and enjoy.
    1 Banana, 2 tbsp Honey


If your eating for one simply half the ingredients by reducing the serving quantity to one.


Calories: 489kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 17gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 279mgPotassium: 788mgFiber: 7gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 524IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 365mgIron: 2mg
Keyword breakfast ideas, cozy, creamy, healthy, healthy breakfast, morning, Quick & Easy, topped porridge
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

How to make Banana porridge. Porridge is a breakfast I grew up with. My mum always said her porridge recipes were one of the healthiest breakfasts she could give us. That’s why I make it for my kids today, myself included. I love porridge as when it comes to toppings the sky’s the limit. You only need to check my social media pages to see how many variations of porridge we eat in our house.

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Banana and honey porridge is the hands-down favorite for my younger kiddies. When I ask them what toppings they want on their porridge, bananas, and honey is always their first choice.

How many calories in Banana & Honey Porridge?

This banana and honey porridge recipe has 489Kcal per serving. But if you’re dieting and looking to save calories, you can save calories by adjusting the toppings or the type of milk you use. One medium Banana contains 105 calories on average. 1 Tablespoon (21g) of honey contains 64 calories. The milk in your porridge is where you can save a lot of calories:

  • 300mls of whole Milk contains 186 calories.
  • 300mls of Unsweetened Soya Milk contains 102 calories.
  • 300mls of Water contains 0 calories.

The Porridge oats themselves are very low in calories. One 50g serving of porridge oats contains 183 calories.

Calories 489kcal
Protein 17g
Carbohydrate 79g
Fat 13g
Fibre 7g

Benefits of eating Banana porridge!

The benefits of eating Porridge oats are numerous, the most obvious being that they are incredibly nutritious. They are packed with fiber and are one of the best grains for sourcing healthy protein and fat. Oats are a great natural source of all those supplements that we buy down at the health store like:

  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • B Vitamins
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese

Also, it’s good to remember that porridge is a very filling breakfast recipe so it will keep you content and feeling fuller for longer. Which helps you to stay away from the bombardment of unhealthy temptations and snacks we face when away from home.

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If you’re looking for more porridge recipe ideas, this chocolate porridge recipe is one of Love Food Feeds most popular porridge recipes to date. It tastes delicious and is a great way to introduce your kids to more healthy breakfasts.

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