Mocha Granola

Mocha Granola

Since I have time lately, I decided to make my own granola, instead of buying it. I found this great recipe and adjusted it a bit with some flavors I like and reduced the sugar.

I’m a coffee and chocolate lover so I decided to add some cocoa powder and coffee. I also replaced the raisins with some white chocolate chips but if you want to make this granola vegan, simply switch to dark chocolate!

Mocha Granola

For 3 1/2 cups of granola
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup silvered almonds
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup + 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee diluted in 1 tbsp hot water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips or dark chocolate for a vegan option

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 250°F.
  • Mix together all the dry ingredients in a bowl apart from the chocolate chips, add the liquids.
  • Spread evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • When cooled down, add the chocolate chips and store in a food container.
Keyword Chocolate & Coffee, Granola, Mocha


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