Breakfast Granola Recipe

Make your own toasted granola with a selection of fruit, nuts and seeds. You can vary the quantities of ingredients to suit your own tastes. It's great sprinkled on some low fat yoghurt!

Difficulty

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Serves

Yield: 1,2 Kg

Recipe Ingredients

  • 410 g can pie apples
  • 125 ml canola oil
  • 10 ml vanilla essence
  • 500 g SPAR quick-cooking oats
  • 25 ml ground cinnamon
  • 100 g coconut
  • 60 ml sesame seeds
  • 60 ml linseeds
  • 5 ml salt
  • 200 g SPAR Hawaiian mix (coconut flakes, banana chips, sultanas, raisins
  • and cashews)
  • 150 g Trail mix (raw peanuts, raisins and sunflower seeds)
  • 20g SPAR Sweetener powder (165 ml)

Recipe Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160 ºC.
  2. Using a hand blender, puree the apple, oil and essence together until smooth and pale.
  3.  In a large bowl, toss together the raw oats, apple mix, cinnamon, coconut, both seeds and salt.
  4. Spread out the mixture in a shallow layer onto two large baking tins and bake in the pre-heated oven for 25 minutes, stirring to turn the cereal often, to ensure even crispness and crumbling.
  5. Stir in the remaining ingredients and return to the oven for a further 15 minutes.
  6. Switch off the oven and leave the mixture in the cooling oven to complete cooking. Store in an airtight container when it is cool.

Hints & Tips

Typical Nutritional Information (ready-to-eat) Per 100g Per Serving (80g)
Energy (kJ) 1205  96.4
Total protein (g) 5.1  4.1
Carbohydrate (g) 15.2  12.2
Total fat (g) 21.5  17.2
of which: Saturated fatty acids (g) 6.96  5.6
     Trans fat (g) 0  0
     Mono-unsaturated fat (g) 6.86 5.49
     Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5.66 4.53
Cholesterol (mg) 0  0
Dietary fibre (g) 4.1  3.28
Total sodium (mg) 100  80