Chocolate and Banana Baked Oatmeal

from ButterYum
makes one 8-inch square pan or one deep-dish pie plate 
serves 6-8
adapted from Budget Bites

1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
2 large eggs
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
1/3 cup brown sugar, light or dark
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (almond would be yummy too)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups milk
2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats

Optional Garnish:
1 banana, sliced
chocolate curls
1 cup heavy cream
1-2 tablespoons vanilla sugar (or granulated sugar)

Preheat oven to 350F and spray baking pan with non-stick spray.

In a large bowl, mash 1 1/2 cups of bananas (3-4).  Add all the remaining oatmeal ingredients except the oats.  Whisk to combine; make sure there are no cocoa powder lumps.  Stir in the oats and pour into prepared pan; place on sheet pan and place in oven for 45 minutes.  Eat warm or cool to room temperature and garnish with sweetened whipped cream, banana slices, and chocolate curls.  Serves 6-8.
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