Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin and Almonds Review
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Established in 1877 by Henry Parsons Crowell Quaker Oats is a well-known brand in the market today. From oats to granola, the company now offers a wide variety of products.
We decided to do a taste test of the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds and were eager to know how it fares on our rating scale. In our Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds Review, we discuss our entire experience.
How crispy is the granola? Do the raisins and almonds add a nice texture? Does it taste fresh? Did the granola turn soggy? To find answers to these questions read on below.
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Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds – Everything You Need To Know
Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds contains a delicious mix of almonds, black raisins, rolled oats, and multigrain cereal crispies. Read our in-depth review below to find out the price, packaging, ingredients, flavor and taste of the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds.
The Quaker Oats Crispy Granola comes in a box packaging. Inside the box, the granola comes in a silver color pouch pack.
2. Main Ingredients
The following are the ingredients used in Quaker Oats Crispy Granola :
Wholegrain rolled oats (39%), multigrain cereal crispies (18% – rice flour, corn flour, refined wheat flour (maida)), sugar, stabilizer, iodised salt, colour, sugar, cornflakes (7%), raisins (6.8%), edible vegetable oil (rice bran oil), maltodextrin, almond slices (3.2%), coconut cream powder (Anticaking agent), honey, invert sugar syrup, stabilizer, iodised salt, emulsifier and antioxidant.
Contains permitted natural colour and added flavour (natural and nature identical flavouring substances).
The Quaker Oats Crispy Granola has a mix of crunchy and chewy texture. When we tasted the granola in the dry form we enjoyed the crispiness and the crunchy texture. The granola when served with milk did not lose its crispness and did not turn out to be soggy. The crunchiness of the granola was spot on.
We loved the taste of the almond flakes that were toasted perfectly. It added to the crunchy texture of the granola. It also includes big-sized black raisins that give a chewy texture .
For the taste test, we mixed chilled milk with the granola. As we took a bite the granola tasted delicious. It does not require any addition of sugar since the sugar is present in perfect quantity and gets released perfectly when we added the milk.
The toasted almonds slices and the chewy raisins added a nice flavor and made the granola taste delicious.
However, it is best to consume the granola in moderation since it contains sugar/artificial sweeteners and maida.
5. Fiber Content
The fiber content of the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola is 6 gm per 100 gm quantity. For 45 gm serving, the fiber content stands at 2.8 gm.
6. Protein Content
The granola provides 8 gm protein per 100 gm. The protein content for one serve of 45 gm is 3.6 gm.
7. Nutritional Information
Here is the nutritional information of Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almond per 100 gm:
435 kcal, 12 gm total fat, 264 mg sodium, 6.0 gm dietary fiber and 73 gm total carbohydrate.
The price of a 400 gm pack of Quaker Oats Crispy Granola is Rs. 349.
Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds – Detailed Review
|Paramaters||Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds|
|Net Quantity||400 gm|
|Shelf Life||Best Before 12 months from the date of manufacturing|
|Ingredients||Wholegrain rolled oats (39%), multigrain cereal crispies (18% – rice flour, corn flour, refined wheat flour (maida)), sugar|
|Available Sizes||400 gm|
We reviewed the 400 gm box of the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisins & Almonds. It is priced at Rs. 349. We tried the granola twice – in its dry form and with cold milk.
The granola is crunchy in its dry form and the little clumps of granola are delicious. The chewy black raisins and well-toasted almond slices are fresh tasting.
We loved the fact that the granola retained the crispness even after mixing it with milk.
- The price of a 400 gm box of Quaker Oats Crispy Granola is Rs. 349
- The shelf life of the product is 12 months from the date of manufacturing
- It contains 39% wholegrain rolled oats, 10% raisins and almonds and 18 % multigrain crispies (rice, corn, refined wheat flour)
- It contains 435 kcal per 100 gm.
- The texture of the granola is crunchy.
- The raisins in this granola taste fresh and are plumped up.
- It contains well toasted almond flakes/slices.
- The granola did not get soggy when served with milk. It remained crispy.
- The almonds add a nice taste and are not rancid.
- It contains artificial sweetener in the form of invert sugar syrup.
- The presence of maida and maltodextrin makes it less nutritious.
Best Suited For
The Quaker Oats Crispy Granola is best suited for people who are looking for an easy breakfast option. You can consume the granola in the dry form during the evening for quick snacking as well.
For a filling meal, you can have this granola with milk.
Additionally, you can also top the granola with different fruits such as banana, strawberry and some fresh yoghurt for a wholesome breakfast.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almond.
1. Does this granola contain artificial sweeteners?
Yes, the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola contains artificial sweeteners in the form of invert sugar syrup.
2. Does this granola contain artificial flavours?
Yes,the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almond contains artificial flavors.
3. Is Quaker Oats crispy granola healthy?
People commonly buy granola for the fact that these make for a healthy addition to their diet. But often these granolas include ingredients such as maida, sugars and maltodextrin that go unnoticed. As the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola contains maida, sugar and maltodextrin, we do not categorize the product to be entirely healthy.
4. Why is this granola called crispy?
This granola contains a few of the ingredients that is rice flour, corn flour and almond slices. The presence of these ingredients adds to the overall crispy texture of the granola. Hence, it is called crispy.
5. Where can I buy this granola?
You can buy the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola from online portals such as Amazon. It is also available in supermarkets.
The crunchy texture, fresh tasting raisins and well toasted almond flakes were a few things that we loved about the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisins & Almonds. The fact that the granola did not turn soggy easily when mixed with milk was an added plus. However, if you’re purchasing this for a ‘healthy’ addition, do read the nutrition label beforehand.
Have you tried the Quaker Oats Crispy Granola Raisin & Almonds? If yes, do let us know about your experience in the comments below.
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