Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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Cake for breakfast! This easy to make oatmeal is creamy, decadent, and sweet. Give this recipe a try on Easter morning to make the perfect breakfast treat!

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Ingredients
Carrot Cake Oatmeal

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 ½ cups steel cut oats
  • 4 ½ cups skim milk
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 ½ cups shredded carrots
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup sugar-free maple syrup
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 3 ounces fat free cream cheese (softened)
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons skim milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
     

Directions

  1. In a large slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray, add all oatmeal ingredients.  Stir well. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours.
  2. To make cream cheese frosting, combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Beat ingredients with an electric mixer until a uniform thick glaze is created.  Drizzle on top before serving.
     

Serves 10
 

Nutrition Information
Per 3/4 cup oatmeal and 1 ½ Tbsp frosting
Calories: 306
Total Fat: 6 g
    Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 272 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 53 g
    Dietary Fiber: 5 g
    Sugars: 31 g
Protein: 10 g