Dianne's fruit and nut granola

    Dianne's fruit and nut granola

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    About this recipe: Making your own granola is easy and infinitely better than shop-bought, not to mention cheaper! This perfectly spiced granola makes a large batch, perfect for breakfast with milk, or sprinkled over Greek yoghurt.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • 240g rolled oats
    • 60g flaked almonds
    • 75g chopped walnuts
    • 8 tablespoons ground linseeds (flax seeds)
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 5 tablespoons rapeseed oil
    • 230g honey
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 70g raisins
    • 70g dried cranberries

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Line a Swiss roll tin with baking parchment.
    2. Combine the oats, almonds, walnuts, linseeds, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a measuring jug, mix the oil, honey, vanilla and salt. Add to oat mixture and mix thoroughly. Spread evenly over the prepared tin, pressing down lightly with the back of a spoon.
    3. Bake 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Allow to cool completely.
    4. In a large bowl, break the cooled granola into large chunks. Mix in the raisins and cranberries. Store in an airtight container.

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    Reviews (1)

    sweettooth
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    great recipe. I don't know why more people don't make their own granola / muesli as it's so much healthier to make it yourself and loads cheaper. Fun to play with the spices and flavours, too. - 16 May 2013

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