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bowl of carrot cake oatmeal with a gold spoon

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Adapted from The Spruce Eats. This hearty and comforting breakfast bowl tastes like dessert but is filled with healthy goodness.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 329 kcal


Optional Toppings


  • Melt butter in saucepan until bubbling. Add carrots, spices and salt. Stir to incorporate, then sauté until soft, 2-3 minutes.
  • Add milk, oats, vanilla, agave and raisins. Stir to incorporate, then simmer until oats are cooked through and raisins are plump, 7-8 minutes.
  • Scoop into bowls and top with preferred garnishes. Enjoy!


  • Nutritional facts do not include toppings.
  • Best served warm straight from the stovetop.  
  • Can prep ahead of time by grating carrot and measuring out remaining ingredients for cooking in the morning.


Calories: 329kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 674mgPotassium: 527mgFiber: 8gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 12028IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 356mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cheap, Comforting, Easy, Fall, Fast, Gluten Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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