Crunchy granola with berries & cherries

Crunchy granola with berries & cherries

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(20 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins - 20 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Makes about 12 breakfast bowlfuls
Make your breakfast a fruity feast - this recipe is full of crunchy goodness

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal409
  • fat25g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre4g
  • protein9g
  • salt0.13g
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Ingredients

  • 175g mixed nuts (pecan halves and peanuts in their red skins)
  • 450g rolled oats
    Two piles of oats

    Oats

    ohtz

    Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…

  • 50g sesame seeds
  • 50g sunflower seeds
  • 125ml sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 100ml runny honey (try one of the lightly flavoured flower ones)
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • half a 170g packet dried berries and cherry
    Cherry

    Cherry

    che-ree

    One of the delights of the summer, cherries are much loved for their succulent texture, flavour…

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/Gas 5/fan oven 170C. Halve some of the pecans, leave some whole. Mix with peanuts, oats, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. In a jug, measure the oil and pour into the mixture, then measure the honey – it will slide out easily. Stir together with a fork to break up any big clumps of oats.

  2. Pour on to a large baking tray with sides, preferably non-stick, in a thin layer. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring well at least twice and bringing the mixture in from the edges, until it is golden. Transfer to a large bowl and leave to cool.

  3. Mix in the berries and cherries and serve with plenty of chilled milk.

  4. Store for up to 1 month in airtight container.

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bikerbell
27th Sep, 2016
I'm in the minority here, I really didn't like this. It doesn't clump together and I found that it had no real sweetness. I will stick to the Nigella recipe.
billiejo
24th Mar, 2015
5.05
Amazing! I added a little extra honey and a whisked egg yoke as i like clumpy bits. I add mixed dried fruit, dates and raisins. Keeps my husband and I filled up for hours. Great at any time of day
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goodfoodforjames
23rd Nov, 2013
This was pretty good! I wanted a healthy, filling breakfast which I could eat every Morning. It did the job, it lasts longer than you expect, make sure you include a nice variety of nuts and berries though or you'll get bored of it after a week or so.
Rach2013
12th Sep, 2013
Lovely!!! Added Linseeds for fibre, just yum.
clairemo16
27th Jul, 2013
How is 409 cal per serving healthy???
mayasounds
13th Jul, 2015
A healthy diet for a woman is about 2000 and for a man 2500 - how is 409 unhealthy in that case??? What do you do for the rest of the day?
billiejo
24th Mar, 2015
5.05
I have this for lunch and i don't then need to eat again until dinner time. If i have 300 cals at breakfast and 800 at dinner i'm well on my way to losing weight. Also - I can have a bowl of this on the 5-2 diet with dairy milk alternative like hemp milk if i have nothing else - i am full up all day.
bigfatpie
22nd Aug, 2013
Depends what else you eat that day I guess. The recipe has lots of slow energy releasing foods in so should keep you fuller longer :)
tomlin121
21st Apr, 2013
5.05
This is totally yummy, I use it in lots of recipes e.g. granola bars, smoothies, on top of Greek yogurt etc.....
Eliza4
3rd Jan, 2013
This recipe is a staple in our house. We use it on top of porridge with natural yoghurt and honey and on it's own with milk. I leave out the dried fruit and add in rye flakes and extra seeds. Fantastic and so simple to make.

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bigfatpie
22nd Aug, 2013
Any specific honey recommendations for this recipe please?
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