Porridge Belle-Helène

Porridge with pear and melted chocolate

Porridge Belle Helene

I absolutely love porridge. Usually I have light versions with fruits, like apple, pear or persimmon. But from time to time I like this more indulgent version with melted chocolate and pear. It looks great and it tastes even better!

Porridge Belle Helene

Porridge Belle-Helène (Chocolate Porridge)

A porridge with melted chocolate and pear
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: belle-helene, breakfast, oat, pear, porridge
Servings: 1


  • 2-3 dl (soy) milk (1 cup)
  • 4-5 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1 pear, grated or finely diced (keep 3 slices for garnish)
  • cinnamon
  • 6-8 chocolate squares (or 1 tbsp chocolate spread)
  • vanilla powder for garnish


  • Put ingredients 1-4 in a pot and cook at medium heat for about 3 minutes or until the oats are soft.
    Put the chocolate in a bowl with 1-2 spoons of water or (soy)milk and melt it with the microwave for about 30 – 40 seconds (depending on your microwave) or put in a pan and melt it the traditional way.
    Serve the porridge and garnish it with some pear slices,  melted chocolate and a pinch of vanilla powder. Enjoy!

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