Bacon granola on winter spiced peanut butter porridge

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Easy bacon granola with sweet goodness makes a perfect topper for warm peanut butter porridge spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and zesty ginger

Serves 4 | Preparation: 10 Min | Cooking: 20 Min    


Bacon granola

200g Eskort Minced Bacon, fried crispy

125ml (½c) coconut oil

125ml (½c) honey

125ml (½c) treacle sugar

500ml (2c) rolled oats

5ml (1t) vanilla

15ml (1T) cinnamon

250ml (1c) mixed seeds and nuts

Spiced peanut butter porridge

1L (4c) cooked soft maize porridge

125ml (½c) cream

125ml (½c) chunky peanut butter

5ml (1t) cinnamon

5ml (1t) nutmeg

5ml (1t) ginger

60ml (¼c) apricot jam



Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Bacon granola

  • Add the coconut oil, honey and treacle sugar to a saucepan over moderate heat. Bring the mixture to the boil then turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the fried bacon, rolled oats, vanilla and cinnamon and mix until combined.
  • Transfer the granola mixture to a baking sheet greased with nonstick spray and bake for 15 minutes


  • Cook the porridge in a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the cream, peanut butter and spices to the porridge and mix until well combined.
  • Serve the porridge hot and topped with bacon granola and apricot jam.

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