Side view of carrot cake overnight oats in a glass jar topped with blueberries on a stack of antique books

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast


These dessert-inspired overnight oats are great on-the-go or enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.



  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond milk or other nondairy alternative
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 4 medjool dates, pitted and chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Optional: 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • Toppings: vegan yogurt, berries, chopped nuts


  1. Shred approximately 2 large carrots using a food processor with a shredder attachment or a regular grater.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, almond milk, shredded carrots, chopped dates, cinnamon, chia seeds and vanilla extract. Let sit 5 minutes.
  3. Divide mixture in half between two jars. 
  4. Store in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy!