A delicious, crunchy cereal for starting the day well or for topping stewed fruit for a quick dessert. A no sugar alternative to other cereals.
Makes approximately 8-10 servings
Preparation time is approximately 15 minutes
Cooking time is approximately 20-25 minutes
2 Ripe Bananas
2 tablespoons of Coconut Oil
350g Oats (gluten-free if required)
100g Mixed Seeds
100g Mixed (raw) nuts, Chopped
50g Coconut Flakes
50g Chopped Dried Apricots (Check no added sugar)
2 teaspoons of Ground Cinnamon and / or Ground Ginger
How to make Homemade Granola
Preheat the oven to 180°C (170°C for a fan oven).
Mash the bananas until free of lumps.
Gently melt the coconut oil in a small pan over a low heat.
In a large bowl mix all the dry ingredients together, then stir in the Mashed banana & melted coconut oil until everything is well combined and sticky.
Spread the mixture out on 2-3 baking trays lined with greaseproof paper.
Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, stirring/shaking every 5 mins so it bakes evenly.
Remove from the oven when the granola is golden and crunchy – it will continue to cook a little and darken so don’t leave in the oven too long
Allow to cool completely before storing in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
HINTS & TIPS
The dried apricots can be replaced with dried cranberries or other dried fruits.
Delicious layered with natural yoghurt and fresh or stewed fruit
Perfect topping for stewed fruit as a quick fruit crumble
If you find a no sugar added Muesli this can be used as a base instead of the oats, fruit and seeds for added speed.
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