Coffee and goji berry granola

Homemade granola is the absolute best!
 
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Recipe from: 19 May 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    cup
    rolled oats
  • 1
    cup
    macadamia nuts
  • 1/2
    cup
    walnuts
  • 1 1/2
    cup
    pecan nuts
  • 1/2
    cup
    sunflower seeds
  • 3
    Tbs
    instant coffee powder
  • 3
    Tbs
    brown sugar
  • Tbs
    cocoa powder seeds from 1 vanilla pod
  • 1/4
    cup
    coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2
    cup
    honey
  • 1/3
    cup
    chocolate chips
  • 1/3
    cup
    goji berries
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Pre heat the oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with some baking paper.

Stir the oats, macadamia nuts, walnuts, pecan nuts, sunflower seeds, coffee, sugar, cocoa and vanilla together in a large mixing bowl.

Whisk the oil and honey together. Pour it over the dry ingredients and stir to coat it all evenly.

Turn it out onto the lined baking tray and spread it out to form an even layer.

Bake for 25 minutes. Once it comes out of the oven stir the chocolate chips and goji berries through the granola. Allow it to cool on the tray. Break up any big chunks and store in an airtight container.

Serve it with added honey, if you prefer, on some creamy Greek yoghurt or with some milk. It also makes for a yummy snack and adds a lovely crunch to smoothies. You can also enjoy it as a topping on ice cream.

Tips:

You can heat the honey up in the microwave for 10 seconds if it makes combining it with the oil a bit easier.

Always add your chocolate, dried berries and fruit at the end, as it will over cook in the oven and burn.

You can replace the coconut oil with olive oil or sunflower oil.

Recipe by Illanique van Aswegen.

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