Black Forest Cake Overnight Oats

A cool, refreshing breakfast on a hot day. Everyone’s favorite classic Black forest cake, but, healthier…much healthier in the form of over night oats. 

Cake for breakfast???

Bonus points if it is no-cook and cold. 

And, guilt-free.  


You are in for a surprise!!!

This taste just as a slice of black forest cake. Sweet!





Skill level – Easy

Black Forest Cake Overnight Oats


1/2 cup Old fashioned oats

1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

1 teaspoon chia seeds

1/2 cup milk (low fat or whole milk)

2 tablespoons maple syrup


2 tablespoons greek yogurt

1/2 tablespoon maple syrup

2-3 cherries, chopped


1. The previous night, stir together oats, cocoa powder and chia seeds in a mason jar or bowl. Stir in milk and 2 tablespoons maple syrup. Cover and refrigerate overnight (at least 6 hours or up to 2 days).

2. Just before serving, stir together greek yogurt and remaining 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup in a small bowl, until smooth.

3. Remove oats from refrigerator, stir in chopped cherries and top with yogurt. Serve immediately.

Makes 1 serving


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  1. Blackforest is one of my favorite flavor for summer cakes! This overnight oatmeal looks like a perfect desserty breakfast to make my mornings better :). Moreover, this is so easy to put together! Thanks for sharing Maria :*

  2. i overdid it on the overnight oats a while back and got bored with my cinnamon raisin combo. but THIS. sounds delicious. it’s almost like eating cherry garcia ice cream for breakfast, but a little healthier, so i can work with that compromise (:

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