Granola


Granola
Granola is a tasty, crunchy cereal mix with nuts and seeds. Often thought of as an American version of muesli, it is bound with a little maple syrup and toasted in the oven.

This is simple to prepare and goes well with lots of other things (dairy, fresh or stewed fruit, etc.) for a delicious breakfast.
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Last modified on: November 10th 2019

Keywords for this recipe:BreakfastAmericanOatsSeedsDry fruitsToastedMuesli
For 500 g, you will need:
  • 1 rolled oats 250 g rolled oats
  • 2 hazelnuts 50 g hazelnuts
  • 3 whole almonds 50 g whole almonds
  • 4 walnut kernels 50 g walnut kernels
  • 5 pistachios 50 g pistachios
  • 6 sunflower seeds 30 g sunflower seeds
  • 7 oil 2 tablespoons oil
  • 8 maple syrup 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Total weight: 570 grams

Change these quantities to make: 250 g 500 g 1 kg 1 kg 500 g
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
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Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Put 250 g rolled oats into a mixing bowl.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Coarsely chop 50 g hazelnuts.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Do the same with 50 g whole almonds and 50 g walnut kernels.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Add the walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts to the bowl with 50 g pistachios and 30 g sunflower seeds.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Add 2 tablespoons oil and 4 tablespoons maple syrup, then mix thoroughly.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Lay a sheet of cooking parchment on a baking sheet and spread the mixture on it in an even layer.

Stage 7 - 30 min.
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Toast in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
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Leave to cool, then break up into small lumps and store in an airtight jar.

Stage 9
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After taking out a helping, make sure you seal the jar properly again to keep your granola nice and crunchy.
Remarks
The recipe is for guidance, so feel free to adapt it to suit your own taste or whatever dried fruit or cereals you have to hand. But I do recommend keeping to the basic proportion of half rolled oats, half other ingredients.

For the oil, opt for one with a neutal flavour, such as groundnut or sunflower.

Once your granola is cooked and cooled, you can add softer dried fruits that would suffer if cooked: apricot, orange, banana, raisins, etc.

If you don't have maple syrup, you can use honey instead.
Keeping
Several weeks in an airtight jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,845 Kcal or 11,911 Kj80 gr240 gr174 gr
142 %31 %23 %26 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
499 Kcal or 2,089 Kj14 gr42 gr31 gr
25 %5 %4 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 500 g : 6.64 £

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cranachan, Tyrolean apple crumble, Chocolate cereal bars, Oat financiers for Louise, Moist cereal bars, ... All
HazelnutsHazelnuts: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Little chocolate and hazelnut fondants, Chocolate mendiants, Brioche royale, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tomato pesto, Carrot-top pesto, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Praline rochers, Chocolate Truffles, ... All
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Walnut short bread, Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Moist cereal bars, Special Cheese and Walnut Sticks, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, ... All
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