This Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Granola recipe is a great way to start the day due to its bright lemony sweetness and crunchy almonds that go perfectly with the non-dairy milk of your choice.
Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Granola Recipe
¾ cup sugar
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup cashew butter
¼ cup non-dairy milk
¼ cup lemon juice
¼ cup poppy seeds
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
½ teaspoon salt
5 cups rolled oats (aka old fashioned)
1 cup oat bran
1 cup slivered almonds
1) Whisk together the flavor building ingredients
Preheat the oven to 300F (149C). In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, vegetable oil, cashew butter, non-dairy milk, lemon juice, poppy seeds, vanilla extract, almond extract and salt.
2) Stir in the dry ingredients and mix
Stir in the rolled oats, followed by the oat bran, followed by the slivered almonds.
3) Bake the vegan granola to perfection
Place the mixture on a baking tray and spread it out flat. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the granola starts to dry. Remove from the oven and let cool.
4) Break the granola into smaller pieces
Break up the bunches of granola into smaller pieces and transfer to a large bowl. Transfer to a covered container.
This recipe makes about 8 cups of Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Granola.
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