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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats Recipe

Updated: Apr 3

If you're looking for a healthy breakfast option that doesn't require much prep time in the morning, we have just the recipe for you! You can make Carrot Cake Overnight Oats the night before and have more time to eat with your little ones. Get ready to enjoy a delicious breakfast together!

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats meets the food component requirements for vegetables (1/4 cup) and grains (0.50 oz. eq.)

A delicious and nutritious breakfast!

This recipe was scaled to 8 servings by the Child Lane Nutrition Program, a CACFP-hosted program that serves 500+ Family Child Care Home Providers in Los Angeles County and Orange County.


Carrot Cake Overnight Oats Recipe

Servings: 8 (1/2 cup per serving)

Prep time: 20 minutes

Total time: 5 hours 20 minutes (preferably prepared the previous day)

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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats
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  • Oats, old fashioned | 2 cups

  • Greek Yogurt | 1 cups

  • Milk | 2 cups

  • Cream Cheese | 1/2 cup

  • Raisins | 1/4 cups

  • Shredded Carrots | 2 cups

  • Ground Cinnamon | 1 Teaspoon

  • Vanilla Extract | 1 Teaspoon

  • Honey | 1/4 cup


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, milk, cream cheese, honey, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until thoroughly smooth.

  2. Fold in dry oats, raisins, and shredded carrots into the yogurt mixture until thoroughly combined.

  3. Cover the bowl with clear wrap and refrigerate for at least 5 hours, preferably overnight, before serving.

  4. Next day, take out from the refrigerator and serve! *Note: ½ cup serving for age group 1-5 years old


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