The selected recipe from Baking Chez Moi at Tuesdays With Dorie (TWD) is Granola Cake. According to Dorie, homemade granola or store-bought is fine, just make sure that do not use granola with lot of spices or with hard pieces of dried fruit. I made my own using Dorie's Crunchy Granola recipe. The granola is a winner!
I have reduced the sugar, using 60gm for the brown sugar, and only 20gm for the granulated sugar, taking into account, of the sweetened coconut, and the sweet chocolate chips.
The batter is very thick and the cake does not rise that much during baking as the leavening powder used is just minimal. Bake until the top is brown and sugar-crackly.
The cooled cake was cut into 16 squares, and they look very much like a blondie, or, bar and slices kind of bakes, rather than a cake.
These are quite yummy. Moist, soft and a little crumbly with the distinctive taste of the granola, bits of the chocolate chips in every bite. I'm glad I reduced the sugar as these are quite sweet. The next time I would use less choc chips and add some moist plump raisins or dried cranberries, to cut back on some of the sweetness.
Stop by TWD to see what the other bakers thought of this bake.