# serves Rolled oats Water & or milk
1 ½ cup 1¼ cups
2 1 cup 2¼ cups
3 1½ cups 3½ cups
4 2 cups 4½ cups
6 3 cups 6¾ cups
8 4 cups 9 cups

Add one pinch of salt per half a cup of porridge.


Ingredients are best mixed the night before and left to soak

  • mix rolled oats and ingredients in a solid bottomed saucepan
  • add water or milk
  • bring to boil, stirring continuously
  • simmer and stir over a moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until desired consistency is reached
  • stir and serve.

(To help with the cleaning, ensure the saucepan is filled with cold water immediately after serving)

Put all ingredients in a bowl, cover with tin foil or a lid, and put into into your crockpot on a trivet or upturned saucer. Fill the crock with water half way up the bowl. Put the lid on the crock-pot and cook on low overnight. Stir well before serving.

Good Topping Ideas

  • Brown sugar and milk
  • Fruit and yoghurt
  • Bananas and cinnamon
  • Honey
  • Maple Syrup

Ratio of ingredients are 1 rolled oats to 2¼ parts liquid