I know chocolate granola variety of sounds similar candy, only introducing cocoa into the mix non exclusively makes it delicious, it likewise truly makes it ameliorate for you! Possibly. No 1 is truly sure. The betoken is this truly tastes great, together with would brand a wonderful care for for the chocolate lover, woman bring upward or otherwise, inwards your life.
I showed amazing restraint non adding anything to a greater extent than that oatmeal together with almonds, since I truly mean value that’s the best innovation for the chocolate base, only I would bring no employment alongside yous accessorizing this every bit yous come across fit. Coconut flakes are an obvious choice, every bit are other green suspects similar dried fruit, whatever together with all nuts, together with assorted seeds.
If yous desire a stickier granola, that volition to a greater extent than easily clump together, yous tin upward the brownish carbohydrate together with maple syrup a bit, every bit I used the bare minimum inwards this recipe, only I mean value it’s plenty sugariness enough, peculiarly if you’re a fan of nighttime chocolate.
Speaking of chocolate, I used Guittard’s Cocoa Rouge, a Dutch-process cocoa, which has a lower acidity than regular cocoa, together with plant perfectly flavor-wise. However, I’ve heard that type of cocoa doesn’t retain every bit much of the nutritional value, due to the agency it’s processed. The proficient intelligence is, whatever high-quality cocoa volition function here
By the way, I was exclusively half-kidding most making this for someone, together with hence keeping it all for yourself, hence best play it safe, together with brand a double, or triple batch. No affair how much yous make, or what yous add together in, I truly promise yous laissez passer on this a endeavour soon. Enjoy!
Makes most three 1/2 cups of Chocolate Granola:
- 1/3 loving cup packed brownish sugar
- 1/4 loving cup maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher tabular array salt (or 1/2 teaspoon fine salt)
- pinch of cayenne
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa (Dutch-processed if possible)
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 3/4 loving cup chopped almonds
- Mix, together with bake at 250 F. for most an hour, or until every bit crunchy/chewy every bit yous like.