Who else is a fan of the chocolate-chili-combo that’s been going on for a few years now? Chocolate + chili can do no wrong. Unless you add too much chili… Having chocolate chili granola for breakfast is a perfect way to start your day, except when you add so much chili it burns your mouth. Been there, done that.
It’s definitely not your typical chocolate granola but let me tell you, it might be your new favourite. It’s definitely mine! It’s crunchy, perfectly sweet, full of fibre and satisfying. It’s also really delicious. If you’re a lover of chocolate and a bit of heat, you’re going to love this recipe.
It comes together so easily. All you literally need to do is combine all of the ingredients, spread it out on a baking tray and pop it in the oven. 15 minutes later the granola is done and your kitchen, if not your whole apartment, will smell absolutely amazing.
If you’re not too keen on chili, you can simply leave out the chili powder. It’s still a delicious granola! Also, don’t worry if you’re missing one or two of the ingredients listed. Simply substitute it with more of one of the other, another ingredient you have, or leave it out completely. No biggy.
Let me know if you try this Chocolate Chili Granola! Leave a comment, rate it, or take a picture and post it on instagram with the hashtag #themostlyhealthy.
- 2 cups mixed flakes (200 g)
- 1/2 cup coconut flakes (40 g)
- 1/4 cup chia seeds (40 g)
- 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (35 g)
- 1/2-1 tsp chili powder
- 3 tbsp cacao powder (20 g)
- 3 tbsp maple syrup (50 g)
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Mix all dry ingredients.
Add the maple syrup and combine well.
Align a baking tray with parchment paper and spread the granola evenly out on the tray.
Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until crunchy. Stir in it half way through.
Enjoy it slightly warm or allow it to cool completely.
Store in airtight container.