Simple homemade granola

Give yourself something to look forward to in the morning with this deliciously simple, yet hard to resist simple homemade granola! 

Simple homemade granola

Simple homemade granola

By Kate Gardner

Makes 5-6 cups of granola

Ingredients
  • 300g oats
  • 200g chopped nuts and seeds  (pecans and almonds are my favourites, plus pumpkin and sunflower seeds)
  • 300g dried fruit (I generally stick to raisins and sultanas but feel free to use anything!)
  • 100g coconut oil
  • 50g coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (optional)
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C (fan 140). Line a large baking sheet with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a pan, gently melt the coconut oil and stir in the coconut sugar so it dissolves. Add cinnamon if using.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the oats and chopped nuts/seeds. Pour over the coconut mix and stir well so everything is combined and coated.
  4. Tip the mixture onto the baking tray and spread out evenly. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring it around halfway — it should be toasted and golden but not burnt.
  5. Add the dried fruit and return to the oven for 5 minutes so that the fruit swells and toasts slightly, but does not burn.
  6. Leave to cool then transfer to a sealed container to store.

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