Carrot cake porridge

If you love carrot cake you will love this porridge!

The finely shredded carrots are gently cooked in butter and honey before combining them with creamy cooked oats, cinnamon and nutmeg. Finished with chopped walnuts and the icing is a swirl of cream.

Prep time: 7 mins
Cook time: 7 mins
Servings: 1
Servings: 1


  • 50g of oats
  • 250ml whole milk
  • 1 carrot peeled and finely grated
  • knob of butter
  • mild clear honey
  • large pinch or grating of nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon (or to your taste)
  • swirl of double cream
  • 4 chopped walnuts


Gently cook the grated carrot in a knob of butter, a squeeze of honey and splash of boiling water, in a small pan.

Meanwhile cook the porridge as you would normally, with milk and honey in a saucepan on the hob until creamy. Add more milk if it’s getting too thick.

When carrot and porridge are cooked combine the two and add the spices.

Serve with the cream and walnuts.

Nutrition Info


Oats are particularly high in manganese which is great for healthy bone formation, healthy skin and helping to control blood sugar. Oats are a wholegrain, that means the good stuff hasn’t been removed. Wholegrains are an important source of B vitamins and fibre.

Oats are a great source of the soluble fibre called beta-glucan. That’s what makes porridge kinda viscous and it stays quite viscous as it passes through you, sweeping up any excess cholesterol as it goes. A happy gut is at the heart of good health!

Oats do a special thing – as they pass through your intestine their bulk presses against its muscly walls. It presses back in response and by doing so its muscles get stronger. Oats are literally like a sparring partner for your digestive tract!

Find your new natural

Get your healthy glow on with the Nutrition for Everyone plan from Nuush.

Dangling a carrot in front of a donkey—or anyone else for that matter—is not nice, and not fair, unless you eventually plan to give it up to them.

Vera Nazarian

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

Share this recipe