Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Chai Granola

Enjoy the flavors of chai?  Enjoy them inwards Chai Granola, too!  Cinnamon, vanilla, cloves, ginger, in addition to cardamom conduct the rich flavour of chai to this breakfast treat.

Would you lot similar a loving cup of chai?  Not chai tea, though ... Chai granola!

We've been on quite a granola boot at our family lately.  (Cases inwards indicate ... Granola {Oven & Microwave Methods}, Peanut Butter Granola, and Honey-Vanilla Granola.)  Mark instantly eats a large bowl of my homemade granola every morn for breakfast, in addition to some other afterwards dinner every bit his eventide snack.  This agency that making him a humongous batch every Sunday has teach i of my newest hobbies.  Even amongst this extra large batch, he's unremarkably out of granola past times Friday!

He's got me developing novel flavors, too.  Which is in addition to hence much fun.  As you lot in all likelihood already know if you lot cease past times  pretty often, I absolutely love to play simply about amongst novel flavour combinations, tinkering amongst this in addition to that inwards a recipe every bit I go.

Well, i of my novel flavors ... in addition to my totally-without-a-doubt-absolute-favorite in addition to hence far ... is this delicious Chai Granola.  I love, love, love me some chai.  And this Chai Granola creation does non disappoint.  The fabulous chai flavour combination of vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, in addition to cardamom definitely comes through.  (Mark's favorite? ... my recently-created Mocha Granola.)

I tinkered amongst the spices inwards this recipe several times earlier I was satisfied.  I similar my chai pretty rigid ... in addition to hence tinker to your liking if the spice amounts aren't quite correct for you.  I also considered several kinds of dried fruit for this.  And what did I select every bit the best alternative for my favorite chai granola, you lot ask?  Well ... dates!  Chopped dates are an amazing compliment to the chai flavors, actually making for a rich in addition to flavorful Chai Granola breakfast (or snack) treat.

So piece of job on, sit down downwards amongst a loving cup of chai ... granola.  It's sooooo good.

Chai Granola
Source:  Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 Tracey creation
(Printable recipe)
three c. old-fashioned oats
1/2 c. sliced almonds
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1/3 c. unsalted sunflower seeds
1/4 c. wheat germ
1 1/2 tsp. seat down cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. seat down cardamom
1/8 tsp. seat down cloves
1/4 tsp. seat down ginger
1/4 tsp. seat down nutmeg
1/8 tsp. seat down dark pepper
1/2 c. honey
1/3 c. canola crude (or kokosnoot oil, or melted butter)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. chopped dates

1.  In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, in addition to wheat germ.  Stir inwards cinnamon, salt, cardamom, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, in addition to dark pepper.

2.  Place honey, oil, in addition to vanilla inwards a pocket-sized bowl; stir to combine. Pour dearest mixture over oat mixture; mix together until oats are evenly coated amongst the dearest mixture.

3.   Spread granola mixture onto a baking pan lined amongst parchment paper. Bake at 300 degrees for xxx to 35 minutes, stirring close every 10 minutes.

4.  Remove from oven in addition to stir inwards chopped dates. Let cool completely. Store tightly covered.


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