Almond Coconut Chocolate Granola
This Chocolate Almond Coconut Granola with Fleur de Sel recipe is a delightful and flavorful homemade granola that combines the delicious taste of dark chocolate, crunchy almonds, and tropical coconut flakes. The addition of fleur de sel and a hint of cayenne pepper give it a sophisticated and unexpected twist. Made with organic ingredients and natural sweeteners, this granola is not only tasty but also healthier than store-bought options. Enjoy this granola as a snack, with yogurt, or even as a dessert topping. The recipe yields a generous amount, perfect for sharing with family and friends or storing for future indulgence.
10 cups (900g) rolled oats*
10 cups (1200g) unsweetened coconut flakes
6 cups (660g) sliced almonds*
2 cups (400g) sugar*
4 teaspoons fleur de sel
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
2 cups (473ml) melted coconut oil*
2 cups (473ml) maple syrup*
2 tablespoons almond extract
4 tsp vanilla extract
32 oz shredded or finely chopped dark chocolate
Preheat oven to 225°F (lower sharpie line). In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In a smaller bowl, stir together the wet ingredients then pour over the oat mixture and stir until evenly moistened.
Spread mixture evenly on 3 parchment-paper lined pans and bake for about 60 minutes until lightly browned, stirring and rotating top to bottom every 15 minutes.
Remove from heat. Let cool 10 minutes then pour on melted chocolate and stir until evenly coated. Cool until chocolate has hardened, breaking it up as it cools.