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Coffee Cardamom Granola Clusters
by Hannah Koepnick
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Title:
Coffee Cardamom Granola Clusters

Author:
Hannah Koepnick

Description:

Some granolas gently coax you into the day with sweetness and subtle spice. This is not that granola. Just slightly sweet, but strongly flavored with coffee and cardamom, this is the granola you turn to when you need a breakfast to jump start your morning.

Ingredients

1/4 cup Kohana cold brew coffee concentrate

1/4 cup coconut oil

1/2 cup honey

1 1/2 tbsp molasses

2 1/2 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup pecans

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup cacao nibs

2-4 tbsp flax meal

1 1/2 tsp cardamom

1 tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp espresso powder

1/4 tsp. sea salt (omit if your nuts/seeds are salted)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine coffee concentrate, coconut oil, honey, and molasses in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low.

Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, stir together oats, almonds, pecans, sunflower seeds, cacao nibs, and 2 tbsp. flax meal. Once ingredients in the saucepan are completely liquid, remove from heat and stir in cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, espresso powder, and salt (if using). Pour over dry ingredients and stir thoroughly to combine. If there is still some liquid in the bottom of the bowl, add an additional 1-2 tbsp. flax meal and stir again.

Spread out granola on a greased or parchment-lined large sheet pan. Bake for 25-35 minutes. Rotate the pan after 15 minutes for even browning, but DON'T stir or you will end up with cluster-less granola. Remove pan from oven when granola is golden brown all over (it will not be crispy yet). Allow to cool completely in pan, then break granola into clusters and store in an airtight container.

Description:

Some granolas gently coax you into the day with sweetness and subtle spice. This is not that granola. Just slightly sweet, but strongly flavored with coffee and cardamom, this is the granola you turn to when you need a breakfast to jump start your morning.

Ingredients

1/4 cup Kohana cold brew coffee concentrate

1/4 cup coconut oil

1/2 cup honey

1 1/2 tbsp molasses

2 1/2 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup pecans

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup cacao nibs

2-4 tbsp flax meal

1 1/2 tsp cardamom

1 tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp espresso powder

1/4 tsp. sea salt (omit if your nuts/seeds are salted)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine coffee concentrate, coconut oil, honey, and molasses in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low.

Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, stir together oats, almonds, pecans, sunflower seeds, cacao nibs, and 2 tbsp. flax meal. Once ingredients in the saucepan are completely liquid, remove from heat and stir in cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, espresso powder, and salt (if using). Pour over dry ingredients and stir thoroughly to combine. If there is still some liquid in the bottom of the bowl, add an additional 1-2 tbsp. flax meal and stir again.

Spread out granola on a greased or parchment-lined large sheet pan. Bake for 25-35 minutes. Rotate the pan after 15 minutes for even browning, but DON'T stir or you will end up with cluster-less granola. Remove pan from oven when granola is golden brown all over (it will not be crispy yet). Allow to cool completely in pan, then break granola into clusters and store in an airtight container.