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birthday cake granola with local + lejos


Today I have some very exciting news - a new recipe incorporating Birthday Cake Crumbles, and an awesome DISCOUNT! This week we teamed up with Local + Lejos to create a fun and colorful picnic inspired recipe - Birthday Cake Granola!

Local + Lejos is a home decor company that provides you with unique handmade goods from amazing artists around the world. This week, they are offering a 25% discount on their Muhanga Nesting Basket Set.

These beautiful handamde baskets (as seen in all the pictures) are made by a wonderful group of women from Rwanda. I am obsessed with mine. All you have to do is use "PeopleWhoAreTogether25" at checkout for your discount.

And while you are over there checking out everything Local + Lejos has to offer, make sure you get the recipe for the Birthday Cake Granola! I literally have not been able to stop snacking on it. It's kind of addicting.

Birthday Cake Granola recipe HERE!



Birthday Cake Granola With Local + Lejos


Birthday Cake Granola with Local + Lejos | Sprinkles For Breakfast

Ingredients

Granola

  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons imitation vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons sprinkles

Birthday Cake Crumble

  • 3/4 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon imitation vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of sprinkles

Directions

For the crumble

  1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper, and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine sugars, cake flour, baking powder, salt and sprinkles on low speed.
  3. Stream in oil and imitation vanilla and turn the mixer to medium/high speed.
  4. Let the mixer run until the mixture turns into small clusters (about 2 minutes).
  5. Spread the mixture evenly on prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Let the mixture cool for 8-10 minutes and then break the baked crumble into smaller pieces.

For the granola

  1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats and cinnamon and set sprinkles aside.
  3. Add maple syrup, oil, and imitation vanilla extract to the oat mixture. Mix until the oats are fully coated.
  4. Spread mixture evenly onto baking sheet and bake for 30- 35 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  5. Take granola out and set on a cooling wrack until completely cool.
  6. Once it is cool, add sprinkles and birthday cake crumble.

*Makes about 10 servings




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Lindsay Nathanson - Baker and Author

I might be the only person in the history of the world that has ever been grounded from baking. That's right. When I was a teen, it wasn't the computer, or the phone or the tv that got taken away. For me, it was the unsalted butter.


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