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5 from 14 votes

Cornmeal Porridge

A classic homemade Jamaican breakfast made vegan and more nutritious – and bursting with the same sweet and scrumptiously savoury taste!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Jamaican
Time 20 minutes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 238kcal
Author Hauke


  • 1 cup mixed berries, frozen
  • 1 ½ cups milk of choice
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (vanilla oat milk is also an option)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch nutmeg, ground


  • Pour milk into a saucepan over Medium-high heat.
  • Stir in cornmeal, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, vanilla and sugar.
  • Continue stirring until mixture starts to thicken.
  • Lower heat and stir until porridge is thick and creamy. The porridge should cook for a total of 12-15 minutes.
  • Heat the berries in a pan or give a quick blast in the microwave.
  • Spoon the porridge into bowls and then drizzle with fruits and fruity sauce.
  • Yummy. Enjoy :)



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Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 271mg | Iron: 2mg