Another new product I recently received from Enjoy Life is their Double Chocolate Crunch Granola. It’s great to snack on by itself, and I also added some to a vanilla banana smoothie – yum!
A perfect chocolately crunch with mini chocolate chips, this actually does not contain oats! Free of many common allergies (wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy), the main crunch comes from brown rice flakes and crisps. Did I already say there are mini chocolate chips?
peanut butter chocolate granola loaf
2 bananas, mashed
1 egg (flax egg or Ener-G replacer)
1/4 cup almond milk
3/4 cup brown rice flour
3/4 cup ap flour (gluten free)
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tablespoons Nu Naturals MoreFiber™ Baking Blend™
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup + 1/4 cup chocolate granola
1/2 cup peanut butter
Combine bananas, prepared egg and milk. In separate bowl, sift flours, cocoa, baking blend and baking powder. Add dry ingredients to wet and combine thoroughly. Stir in 1/2 cup granola to batter. Stir in peanut butter (I just barely stirred through, so part was incorporated, leaving peanut butter ribbons). Pour into prepared loaf pan (spray or parchment). Top with 1/4 cup granola.
Bake 35-40 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes clean.
I had to try a piece right out of the oven, with melty earth balance. Crunchy topping, soft center, this granola makes great bread! I might even add peanut flour or more peanut butter next time.
Are you a granola fan? What are your favorite granola ingredients?
*Disclaimer – while Enjoy Life sent me free product for review, I am never compensated for a positive review. My opinions are my own.