Tararua Tramping Club

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Recipes Perfect Porridge

Perfect Porridge


# servesRolled oats  Milk powder  Water  or  Milk
1½ a cup13 cup1¼ cups 1¼ cups
21 cup23 cup2¼ cups 2¼ cups
31½ cups1 cup3½ cups 3½ cups
42 cups1¼ cups4½ cups 4½ cups
63 cups1¾ cups6¾ cups 6¾ cups
84 cups2¼ cups9 cups 9 cups
105 cups2¾ cups11¼ cups 11¼ cups
126 cups3½ cups13½ cups 13½ cups
2010 cups5¾ cups22½ cups 22½ cups (5¾ litres)
2412 cups6¾ cups6.75 litres 6.75 litres (27 cups)


Ingredients are best mixed the night before and left to soak

  • mix rolled oats and milk powder 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)

Good Topping Ideas

  • Brown sugar and milk
  • Fruit and yoghurt
  • Bananas and cinnamon
  • Honey
  • Icecream

Ratio of ingredients are

  • 1 rolled oats to 2¼ parts liquid
  • 1 milk powder to 4 parts milk powder
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