Vegan Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

  • Author: Deborah Davis
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stove-Top
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free


Warm up on a chilly morning with a bowl of this carrot cake oatmeal which incorporates all the flavors of your favorite dessert in a healthy vegan breakfast.


  • 1/2 cup gluten freeĀ old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup almond milk plus more for serving
  • 2 small carrots, peeled and shredded (~1/2 cup finely shredded carrot)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 12 teaspoons maple syrup plus more for serving


  1. Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan, stir well to combine and bring to a gentle simmer.
  2. Cook for ~5-7 minutes or until oats have thickened to desired consistency.
  3. Serve with desired toppings. I added hemp hearts, coconut, walnuts, maple syrup, and almond milk.