This fast, easy and exciting Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe turns a camping staple into a freshly interesting breakfast meal. The traditional flavors in carrot cake are easily incorporated into this camp stove breakfast that will be on the table in 15 minutes! Psst we’re compensated…see our disclosures.
Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe
Step 1. Measure and mix ingredients.
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This Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe is so easy and so fast you really don’t need to speed things up BUT if you don’t carry these spices in your typical spice assortment, you can easily measure and mix the cinnamon, allspice and salt at home and bring the mixture to the campsite in Food Storage Containers with tight-fitting lids.
Step 2. Cook the oats.
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You will cook the oatmeal in a saucepan over your camp stove which will only take about 10 minutes.
Camp Cooking Tip:
If you prefer to cook this Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe over a morning campfire, that will work too. Just make sure you are cooking over coals rather than flames and keep the heat low enough to slowly simmer the oatmeal.
Step 3. Make the sauce.
You might wonder how you get the cream cheese frosting flavor of carrot cake into an oatmeal camping breakfast recipe … here’s how … you make a sauce with honey and yogurt! The sauce is really the key to making this Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe taste like the real thing!
Step 4. Stir in stir in carrot, raisins and spices.
Once the oatmeal has finished cooking, you remove it from the heat and stir in the carrot, raisins, cinnamon, allspice and salt. Then cover and let stand a bit for the flavors to mingle … this combination makes the nicest spiced oatmeal flavor!
Step 5. Top and serve.
Serve oatmeal topped with yogurt sauce, walnuts and coconut. Oh, and make sure you find an awesome view to enjoy your breakfast!
Print This Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe
- 4 cups water
- 1 cup steel-cut oats
- 1/2 cup shredded carrot
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup shredded coconut
- In large saucepan, bring water to boil.
- Stir in oats and simmer till slightly thickened stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
- While oatmeal is cooking, make the sauce by mixing the honey and yogurt in a small bowl.
- When oatmeal is finished cooking, turn off the heat and stir in carrot, raisins, cinnamon, allspice and salt. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.
- Serve oatmeal topped with yogurt sauce, walnuts and coconut.
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Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 423 Total Fat: 19g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 93mg Carbohydrates: 57g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 8g Sugar: 21g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 11g
I really like this Carrot Cake Oatmeal Camping Breakfast Recipe because it is a fast breakfast that is different from the “ordinary” quick camping meal. If you are looking for more camping food ideas, check out these other totally yummy recipes: 30+ Ridiculously Tasty Camping Food Ideas!
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