Granola / Muesli

  • Preparation: 10min
  • Cooking Time: 45min
  • Serves: 6 Cups

INGREDIENTS

– 250g rolled Oats
– 120g shelled Pistachios
– 100  shredded Coconut
– 60g slivered Almonds
– 40g Pepitas
– 15g (1 tablespoon) Sea Salt
– 100g light Brown Sugar
– 100ml Maple Syrup
– 100ml Frantoio EVOO
– 90 Dried Cranberries
– 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
– 2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

METHOD

Step 1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C. and grease 2 rimmed baking pans (33cm by 22cm).

Step 2. Mix the oats, sea salt and EVOO in a mixing bowl.  Spread the mixture over the 2 baking pans and toast it  for 20 minutes (or until golden brown).  Reduce oven heat to 150 deg C.

Step 3. Pour the toasted oats into a mixing bowl. Stir in the nuts, seeds, shredded coconut and dried cranberries.

Step 4. Heat the maple syrup and brown sugar in a saucepan until the sugar has melted (stirring frequently, about 5 minutes). Take it off the heat and add in vanilla extracts and cinnamon. Pour the sugar mixture over the toasted oats/seeds/fruit mixture and mix thoroughly.

Step 5. Divide and spread the muesli mixture evenly into 2 pans Bake the muesli mixtures for another 20-25 minutes until golden, rotating the pans as necessary for even baking.

Step 6. Cool the muesli before storing in airtight containers. Makes approximately 900g muesli.