We have finally made it to the end of our eggnog carton. So you know what that means? This will be our last eggnog post.
For now… [insert evil laughter here]
But we think this third eggnog-inspired breakfast is a great way to round out our breakfast trilogy. So far we’ve made pancakes, and pancake-in-a-jar, so this time we decided to branch out a little and go in a slightly different direction.
Now we know what some of you might be thinking. What!?! This one looks exactly the same as the last one! Another jar? What gives?
To the untrained eye this may look like another jarred pancake concoction, but we assure you it is not.
So what is it, then? Overnight oats, of course! 🙂
Eggnog overnight oats layered with cranberry-banana soft serve and topped with warm cranberry jam.
This parfait has so much Christmas flavour it will have you dancing around the kitchen to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in red and green fuzzy slippers with your jar in one hand and a spoon in the other!
And yes, for those of you who picked up on it, Christmas is no longer just a holiday- it’s a flavour, too 🙂
Eggnog Cranberry Overnight Oats Parfait
Prep time: 10 min + overnight
For the Oats
1/2 c. rolled oats
1 tbsp chia seeds (or 1.5 tbsp ground flax)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3/4 c liquid (1/2 eggnog / 1/2 water)
For the Soft Serve:
1 frozen banana
1/4 c. frozen cranberries
For the Jam:
1/2 c. cranberries
3 tbsp pomegranate juice (or orange juice)
1 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp cinnamon
The night before, mix oats, chia, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a container. Add Eggnog-water mixture and stir until everything is moistened. Cover and place in the fridge to sit overnight. When you wake up in the morning, the oats and chia will have soaked up all the liquid and you will have and oatmeal-like texture.
In the morning, place the frozen banana and cranberries in a high-powered blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
For the Jam: place all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil, crushing the cranberries as they heat up. Allow to cook until thickened slightly.
For the parfait: starting with the oats, put a couple spoonfuls into the bottom of a jar or large glass. Then place a few spoonfuls of the soft serve on top. Continue layering like this until you run out of oats and soft serve. Top with warm cranberry jam and enjoy!