Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal {$500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway}

by Rachel Gurk on December 8, 2013 · 17 comments

in Breakfast, Giveaway, Slow Cooker

This carrot cake slow cooker oatmeal tastes indulgent but it is a nutritious, fun, and filling way to start your day.

Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal on RachelCooks.com

Slow cooker oatmeal is one of my favorite things. It just doesn’t get much better than throwing a bunch of stuff in the slow cooker before you go to bed (takes only a few minutes!) and waking up to a hot breakfast. Ready and waiting for you. I’ve done a plain (versatile!) version of slow cooker steel-cut oats and a pumpkin pie slow cooker oatmeal but this version might just be my favorite. It has all the familiar flavors of carrot cake: Carrots (duh), coconut, raisins and warm spices. I’m completely obsessed with the way the golden raisins puffed up and turned back into mini grapes. Or something like that. It is such a fun breakfast to eat!

Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal on RachelCooks.com

I know it isn’t peppermint. It isn’t gingerbread. It isn’t green or red or sparkly or anything like that. But I do think this would make a phenomenal Christmas morning breakfast. And if you disagree, well…I’m giving away a $500 dollar Amazon gift card…so there’s that.

You can find the Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal recipe on Zak.com! Read on for the giveaway details.

I’ve teamed up again with some of my blogger friends to offer another fantastic giveaway — a $500 gift card to Amazon.com. How great would that be for your Christmas shopping?

Amazon Giveaway

If you’re feeling the Christmas spirit, stop by the other blogs hosting this giveaway and say hi!

The Lemon Bowl | Chocolate & Carrots | Dinners Dishes & Desserts | Texanerin Baking | Love From The Oven

Bakeaholic Mama | Buns In My Oven | Crazy for Crust | Inside BruCrew Life

As always — use the widget below to enter. If it isn’t showing up, click on the link. If there is no link, email me because I probably have no clue. And I’ll make sure you are able to enter!

Giveaway ends at midnight EST on the 15th of December (2013). Open to US residents over the age of 18 only. Good luck!!!!


{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Julia December 8, 2013 at 8:48 am

I agree that his would be a great Christmas morning breakfast… or a great breakfast any morning!

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2 Rachel Gurk December 8, 2013 at 8:53 pm

Yes! I agree too. Obviously. ;)

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3 Liz @ The Lemon Bowl December 8, 2013 at 10:06 am

I love that we’re on the same page this week!! I seriously will be making slow cooker oatmeal religiously in the coming months!!

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4 Rachel Gurk December 8, 2013 at 8:53 pm

It’s the best thing ever. :)

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5 Stephie December 8, 2013 at 11:22 pm

Oh girl, this oatmeal looks just stellar!! Seriously, I can’t wait to make this one.

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6 Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. December 9, 2013 at 12:44 am

This looks so good! I have yet to make oatmeal in the slow cooker!

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7 Julie December 9, 2013 at 10:28 pm

I left a question over with the recipe, but basically, I need to know what to use if your slow cooker doesn’t have a “warm” setting, and just high and low. I’m thinking we need this for these cold, cold mornings (I’m planning on halving the recipe, since there is just the two of us). It looks yummy!

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8 Rachel Gurk December 10, 2013 at 9:00 am

What size slow cooker do you have? I have a 6qt and even with the double batch it tends to get a bit browned around the edges when I cook it on low instead of warm. If you have a smaller crockpot it might work. I’ve done it both ways and I just stir the browned thick stuff into the soupier part in the middle and it still tastes great. Hope that helps! And I hope it turns out great! :)

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9 Heather @TheSoulfulSpoon December 10, 2013 at 1:08 am

Oh my gosh! What a great food blog! I just subscribed and I love your style and photos! Your recipes are also incredible:) I love meeting other bloggers like yourself:) I entered the contest through another website where I found you, so thank you for being a part of such a generous giveaway!:)

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10 Rachel Gurk December 10, 2013 at 8:57 am

Wow, thank you so much!!!

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11 Denise December 10, 2013 at 7:13 am

Yummy

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12 Alison @ Ingredientsinc.net December 11, 2013 at 9:50 pm

fabulous looking. I pinned, i tweeted I shared on my Facebook page!

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