Hero Kids’ Breakfast – Cacao Superfood Milk Cereal

  • PREP time 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME 45 minutes
  • Servings 6 minutes
Cacao cereal is the number one seller in the cereal category, but this homemade version includes a natural combination of unique flavors and health benefits thanks to using all parts of the cacao fruit: shell, fruit and beans.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 6 tbsp cacao shell flour pancake & waffle mix (can substitute with 3 tbsp gluten free flour and 3 tbsp unsweetened organic & natural cacao powder)
  • 2 tbsp milk chocolate chips
  • 6 tbsp organic coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • For milk-infused cacao (add after baking): 3 cups unsweetened almond milk (can substitute with any other milk), 2 tbsp unsweetened organic & natural cacao powder, 4 tbsp organic coconut sugar

Directions

Cereal: Preheat the oven to 275°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

1. Combine the dry ingredients: oats, flax seeds, coconut, chia seeds and cacao flour mix, 2 tbsp milk chocolate chips in a large bowl.

2. Stir the wet ingredients: organic coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla.

3. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until everything is coated evenly.

4. Place the cereal onto the prepared sheet tray and bake for about 45 minutes, stirring twice during the baking time.

5. Cool completely, add the milk chocolate chips and transfer into an airtight container.

6. Milk infused cacao:
Place all ingredients in a small pot and bring to a boil. Stir to make sure everything is combined. Strain and cool. Enjoy with Cacao Superfood Milk Cereal.

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