- 350g jumbo oats
Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…
- 1 heaped tsp cinnamon
A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…
- 125g mixed nuts
- 75g melted unsalted butter or coconut oil (for a vegan version)
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 70g maple syrup
The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree…
- 125g mixed dried fruit
Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Toss the jumbo oats with the cinnamon, mixed nuts and a pinch of salt in an oven tray. Stir through the melted unsalted butter or coconut oil and the maple syrup. Put in the oven for 35-40 mins or until golden brown, stirring halfway. Allow to cool down completely, then stir through the mixed dried fruit before storing (see tip, below). Serve with milk, yogurt or sprinkled on porridge.
How to storeThe best way of storing granola is in an airtight glass jar. Once stored it will keep for up to six weeks.