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Side view of carrot cake overnight oats topped with shredded carrot, pecans and coconut.

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Becca Harris, RD, MHSc
Naturally gluten-free, dairy-free & vegan.
These delicious overnight oats are a creamy addition to your breakfast rotation. The best part - they taste like carrot cake!
Prep Time 2 mins
Refrigeration 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 2 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 260 kcal


  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ cup unsweetened almond beverage other nut or oat beverages can be used as a substitute
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • Chopped pecans and shredded coconut (optional)


  • Mix all ingredients in a medium sized bowl, except pecans and coconut.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  • Divide into 2 bowls and top with pecans, coconut and other favourite toppings.
  • Enjoy!


Stores well in the refrigerator for 1 week or in the freezer for 2 months.
Keyword breakfast, breakfast bowl, dairy-free, easy recipe, gluten-free, healthy bowl, overnight oats, quick, vegan