Breakfast will always be a treat with this recipe for mouthwatering Vegan Chocolate Granola
100 gr dates chopped
1/2 cup boiled water to soak the dates
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup natural peanut butter or any other nut butter you prefer
1 cup roasted nuts chopped roughly
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup dried berries cranberries, goji berries
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1,5 cups organic rolled oats
2 blocks dark chocolate to melt over when you serve
fresh fruit to serve
coconut yogurt to serve
Place the dates in a mixing bowl and cover with boiling water, leave to soak. until soft.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the wet ingredients: dates, maple syrup and peanut butter. Mix well.
In another mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: nuts, coconut flakes, berries, cocoa powder and oats. Mix.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix through well.
Prep an oven safe baking tray with parchment paper and transfer the granola to the pan. Press down slightly.
Bake for 45 minutes at 170 degrees Celsius, or until your granola becomes dark and roasted. Remove and leave to cool.
When you are ready to serve, melt some dark chocolate and drizzle over the top of the granola, with coconut yogurt and fresh fruit.
Recipe provided by Anina’s Recipes – a food blog by Anina Meyer.