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Struggling with porridge!

smc9009

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S: 15st7lb C: 14st9lb G: 10st7lb Loss: 0st12lb(5.53%)
#1
Keep wasting sachets of porridge by them overheating loads in microwave and overflowing. Given up doing it in a bowl do it in a big jug and still overflows. Only put it on for a min tried with different temps of water... What am I doing wrong? Any tips gratefully received!
 
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goolian

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#2
i do mine on the hob chick, only heat it until it bubbles, put it in a bowl and give it about 5mins to thicken a little :)
 

Saxman

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S: 19st2lb C: 13st10lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 27.5 Loss: 5st6lb(28.36%)
#3
try turning the power down on ur microwave if u can or just put it in for a bit less time. or a deeper bowl :D
 
S: 16st10lb C: 16st8.3lb G: 14st0lb BMI: 37.5 Loss: 0st1.7lb(0.73%)
#4
I had the same problem and it sounds crazy but now I have it in a cup, a 'cup-a-porridge' lol. I just make it in a mug the same I would a hot shake and I don't microwave it at all, it thickens after a minute or so and for some reason I like it better this way.
 
S: 13st13.5lb C: 13st13.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 33.6 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#5
when i had a mircowave to do mine in i used to just keep opening the door let the porriage go back down then put it back on and keep doing that till it was done.
i had lost a few before that
 

smc9009

Full Member
S: 15st7lb C: 14st9lb G: 10st7lb Loss: 0st12lb(5.53%)
#6
Thanks peops, glad I'm not the only one who has had issues! I'll try out some of the tips and see if I can get it nailed!
 

lauren-1986

Feeling Motivated
S: 13st2lb C: 12st6lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st10lb(5.43%)
#7
I always do mine on the hob - its just a pain to clear out a sticky microwave :)
 


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