Festive granola
Waitrose and Partners

Festive granola

You’ll find just the right balance of Christmassy flavours in this lightly spiced granola. Enjoy it year-round with yogurt and fresh or frozen fruit – or just nibble straight from the jar.

    • Makes8
    • CourseBreakfast
    • Prepare15 mins
    • Cook30 mins
    • Total time45 mins
    • Pluscooling

    Ingredients

    • 150g rolled oats
    • 150g jumbo oats
    • 70g dried cranberries
    • 70g dried cherries
    • 70g blanched hazelnuts, roughly chopped
    • 50g flaked almonds
    • 100ml maple syrup
    • 150ml avocado oil (or mild olive oil)
    • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
    • tsp mixed spice
    • 1 orange, zest
    • ½ tsp sea salt flakes

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, cranberries, cherries and nuts. In a jug, mix the maple syrup, oil, vanilla paste, mixed spice, orange zest and salt. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.

    2. Tip the mixture into a non-stick roasting tin, spread out and put in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove and stir, then return to the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden. Allow to cool before decanting into airtight sterilised jars or pots; store for up to 1 week at room temperature.

    Nutritional

    Typical values per item when made using specific products in recipe

    Energy

    2,057kJ/ 494kcals

    Fat

    31g

    Saturated Fat

    3.4g

    Carbohydrates

    43g

    Sugars

    18g

    Fibre

    6g

    Protein

    7.9g

    Salt

    0.4g