Porridge…yay! Nutritious, very tasty, satiates hunger and warms you up on cold nights. Porridge is not just for children and the elderly; It is good for all ages and oatmeal is a great ally in diets aimed at losing weight. Did you know that?

Milk Porridge with Nuts


  • 3 cups of milk (tea)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (cornstarch)
  • 1 cup (tea) demerara sugar
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 sifted egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 50 grams of crushed walnuts
  • 50 grams of whole walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon grape juice (optional)
  • Cinnamon powder

Preparation Mode

  1. Beat the yolk with the sugar.
  2. Add the milk, mixing in the cornstarch.
  3. Add the margarine, vanilla essence and grape juice.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it starts to thicken.
  5. Add the walnuts,
  6. Stir again and turn off the heat.
  7. Let it cool.
  8. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  9. Decorate with nuts.
  10. Serve immediately.

Mom Tips

Walnuts can be replaced with Brazil nuts.

Demerara sugar can be replaced with brown sugar.

Approximate yield of 6 servings.

Also check out the walnut alfajor recipe

Simple Oat Porridge


  • 1 large American glass of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 and ½ tablespoon of finely flaked oats

Preparation Mode

  1. Place all the ingredients over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  2. After it boils, wait another 1 minute and turn off the heat.
  3. Place in a deep plate or soup mug.
  4. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon.
  5. Serve.

Mom Tips

You can replace sugar with a culinary sweetener.

When the porridge is removed from the heat, you will find it somewhat liquidy, but as it cools, it will thicken.

If you prefer, you can add a spoonful of 70% cocoa chocolate powder.

Yield of 1 serving.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/mingau-duas-versoes/

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