Thursday, 17 April 2014

Homemade granola with pistachios and dried figs



I always get very excited when I think about granola. Probably because it's crunchy and it contains all my favourite ingredients: nuts, seeds and dried fruits. You only add the things you like (you would be silly if you didn't, right). The combinations are endless.

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Ingredients:

250 g rolled oats
50 g almonds, roughly chopped
40 g cashews, roughly chopped
100 g pistachios
40 g pumpkin seeds
25 g sunflower seeds
200 g dried figs, diced
4 tbsp flax seed
60 g coconut oil
4 tbsp honey
A pinch of salt
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Step 1:
Preheat the oven to 150°.

Step 2:
Take a large bowl and add the rolled oats, almonds, cashews, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and a pinch of salt. Mix it all together.
Place the coconut oil and honey in a small saucepan on a low heat and gently melt them together. When melted, pour over the oats and nuts and stir ensuring all dry ingredients are coated.

Step 3:
Pour this mixture onto a baking tray and pop this in the oven (150°) for about 30 to 45 minutes until golden brown. Make sure that you stir the mixture every now and then to get a nice, even, and golden brown colour. Nomnom ...

Step 4:
When your granola has become golden brown, remove from the oven and leave it to cool. Don't transfer your granola to jars yet as the condensation on the cooling granola might make it go soggy.

Step 5:
When it's cool, add the flax seeds and your dried figs.
And then you're done!



Pour your granola into an airtight container. This way you can keep it at room temperature for up to two months!

Do you love granola? Have you ever tried to make it at home?


Love,
Sofie
Previous granolas: Super crunchy granola with banana & cranberries
                   Homemade granola with dried figs

6 comments:

  1. Wow, this looks and sounds amazing! I may have to try this out!
    The photos are stunning, Sofie - you have real talent.
    Daniela @ danielascribbles xo

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    1. Wow, thank you very much, Daniela!
      You should really try it one day. It's my favourite snack! x

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  2. Oh this looks delicious! I wish I was the kind of person to make homemade granola, it makes one seem like a real professional housewife. I just by the cheapest stuff in the supermarket and then complain that it's borring ;)

    /Cindi

    www.cherriesandsunflowers.blogspot.com

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    1. Hahaha! If you have the time, you should really try to make your own. It's super easy and you just add what you like!
      Thank you very much for visiting my blog! x

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  3. sounds delicious. have to try these!

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