Carrot cake porridge in a bowl

Carrot cake porridge

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 3 (or 2 adults and 2 children)

Try a twist on porridge with our carrot cake version, with carrots, raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg flavours. Full of energy, it will set you up for the day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (3)

  • kcal519
  • fat16g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs73g
  • sugars33g
  • fibre8g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 2 small carrots, peeled and grated
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 180g porridge oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • grating of fresh nutmeg
    Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

    nut-meg

    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • 75g raisins
  • 850ml milk (cow’s or plant milk work well)

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 1 tbsp nut butter, such as almond (optional)
  • honey, to serve (optional)
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients apart from the honey in a pan and cook over a medium heat for 10-15 mins, stirring often, until the oats and carrots are soft and the porridge is creamy. 

  2. Add a little more milk as it cooks if it’s too thick. Serve with a splash more milk and a drizzle of honey, if you like.

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