Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal – like eating carrot cake for breakfast.
Carrot Cake for breakfast? Well, almost. Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal is similar in taste, but much lighter in fat and in the same time rich with fiber and nutrients. If you’re looking for a way to sneak in some veggies in your morning meal – this is an perfect opportunity. So it is an ideal breakfast food.
Vegetarian make ahead casserole is not only great morning dish, but it can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Serve this Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal with a bowl of dairy or non dairy milk and you will have a healthy dessert for breakfast.
- 1 cup finely grated carrots (about 2 medium carrots)
- 1 cup mashed bananas (about 2 medium bananas)
- 1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple, drained
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups milk, dairy or non dairy
- 2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1/3 cups walnuts, ground or chopped
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
In a bowl, combine eggs, brown sugar, vanilla and milk. Add grated carrots, mashed bananas and curshed pineapple.
In another bowl, combine oats with walnuts, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
Add oats mixture to eggs and carrot mixture and stir to combine. Pour into an lightly oiled 9×9 inch baking dish and bake ad 375 F (175 C) for about 45 minutes.