Overnight Tea Oats

from ButterYum
makes 1 serving


  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tea bag (your favorite variety)
  • 1/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • sweetener of your choice
  • optional toppings: ¬†fresh fruit, nuts, dried fruit, etc
  • Directions

    1. Heat milk to scalding (just below the boiling point).
    2. Add tea bag and steep for 4 minutes; remove tea bag and discard.
    3. Stir in oats.
    4. Pour mixture into an airtight container; chill overnight.
    5. Serve hot or cold with your choice of sweetener and optional toppings (I used a sprinkling of brown sugar and sliced almonds in the photo above).


    • Be sure to use your favorite tea - English Breakfast and Constant Comment are my current favorites. ¬†Chai is particularly nice in cooler weather.