Recipe : Festive Granola

festive granola recipe

Festive Granola from Denby Pottery

This tasty, homemade granola recipe is the perfect way to use leftover nuts and seeds this Christmas.

If you are looking for a slightly more healthy Christmas treat, serve it up for family and friends.

festive granola recipe

Ingredients

500g Porridge oats
150g Pecans
50g Cashews
25g Flaked almonds
175g Mixed seeds – sunflower, pumpkin and sesame
75g Raisins
75g Dried cranberries
75g Dried apricots
Orange zest
2 tsp Ground cinnamon
1 tsp Ground ginger
25ml Sunflower oil
125ml Honey

Method

STEP 1 | COMBINE THE INGREDIENTS

In a large bowl, combine the porridge oats with the nuts, seeds, raisins, dried cranberries, apricots, orange zest and a sprinkle of festive spices.

STEP 2 | STIR IN THE OIL AND HONEY

Stir in the sunflower oil and honey, until everything is gooey and sticky.

STEP 3 | BAKE FOR AROUND 45 MINUTES

Spread the mixture evenly on a baking tray and bake for around 45 mins, turning once or twice until golden brown.

STEP 4 | TRANSFER TO AIRTIGHT JARS

Leave to cool, then transfer into airtight jars. Present together with some cereal bowls, the perfect gift for friends and family.

Find out about Denby Pottery here.

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers which is a food and travel website.

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We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

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