New Recipe: Fab healthy cherry pie recipe made with baked oats in 2 minutes

A homemade cherry pie is one of life’s simple pleasures.

Made up of tart, jammy cherries and a sweet, crumbly pastry the popular pud is often enjoyed hot or cold with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream.

If patisserie isn’t your forte, and you fancy digging into a humble, handcrafted pie, Instagrammer @Cakeontherun has shared her quick and easy recipe anyone can try.

Made in the microwave in just two minutes, her single-serving dessert is surprisingly healthy as it’s low in fat and mainly made with oats.

As a result, it’s perfectly suitable to eat for breakfast with a dollop of yoghurt.

Plus, it’s vegan friendly and can be made gluten free too.

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Cherry pie recipe (serves 1)


  • 50g oats blended
  • 1 tbsp sweetener or sugar
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 2 handfuls cherries (frozen works well)
  • Drizzle maple syrup
  • Optional – serve with vanilla yoghurt


  1. Prepare your fruit filling by putting cherries into a little dish and microwave on high for one minute.
  2. Bring your dish out of the microwave, drain off some of the excess juice, then drizzle over some maple syrup.
  3. Blitz the oats in a blender so they become a flour.
  4. Put the blended oats, sugar and water in a separate bowl and mix with a spoon until it clumps together.
  5. Then use your hands to form a dough ball.
  6. Flour your work surface and roll out your pastry so it is thin but won’t tear when you pick it up.
  7. Place your pastry lid on top of the cherries pressing down the sides and cutting any excess pastry from the top.
  8. Make a few little holes in the middle of the lid so steam can escape.
  9. Then pop the dish back in the microwave for a further minute. You may want to leave it in there for 30 seconds longer if your microwave is less than 900W.
  10. Serve with a generous dollop of vanilla yoghurt and eat straight away.

A homemade single-serving cherry pie that’s surprisingly healthy

Oven option:

If you haven’t got a microwave this recipe works great in the oven, but it will take a bit longer than two minutes.

Cook on 200C/ 400F/ gas mark 6 for 15 minutes.

Top tips:

  • To make it gluten free, use gluten free oats available down the Free From aisle in most major supermarkets.
  • To keep it vegan, serve with a dairy free yoghurt such as soya, almond or coconut.
  • If you are not using frozen cherries, you won’t need to drain as much fruit juice after heating them up.

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