Malt-O-Meal Original Calcium Enriched Wheat Hot Cereal, 3-Pack

Last updated: June 1, 2023


Nutrients like folic acid, calcium and iron make this pick an excellent breakfast choice. It tastes great when made with water, however, milk adds creaminess and additional health benefits. You can also use the cereal in muffin and bread recipes for added flavor and texture.

We looked at the top Hot Cereals and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Hot Cereal you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Great when you're craving a quick breakfast that is also hot.

In our analysis of 17 expert reviews, the Malt-O-Meal Original Calcium Enriched Wheat Hot Cereal, 3-Pack placed 7th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Malt-O-Meal quick cooking hot wheat breakfast cereal. Original Malt-O-Meal flavor. Three (3) – 28 Oz. boxes.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Less than 1.5 tsp of sugar. Nice.
Malt O Meal is a wheat product, cooked hot, and served generally with sweet additions. Farina is high in calcium, iron, and B vitamins. The wheat germ inherent in farina is a terrific source of antioxidants and vitamin E as well.
On average, regular cream of wheat has a GI rating of 66 and a glycemic load of 17. This hot cereal is made from finely ground, whole-grain wheat. It has a smooth texture and subtle flavor. Popular brands include Malt-O-Meal. Cream of wheat provides 11 milligrams of iron per serving.

What reviewers didn't like

Farina - not a whole grain.
Farina is wheat, so if you’re gluten intolerant or grain sensitive, this probably won’t be good for you.
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