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Honey crunch granola with almonds & apricots

Vary the flavour of your cereal by adding whatever nuts, seeds and dried fruit you like

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 25 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Easy
  • Serves 8
  • Easy
  • Calories 497
  • Carbohydrates 70
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 37
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 7
  • Salt 0.06

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 497
  • Carbohydrates 70
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 37
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 7
  • Salt 0.06

Ingredients

  • 200g clear honey
  • 4 tbsp mild-flavoured oil, such as sunflower or rapeseed
  • 300g rolled oats
  • 100g whole unblanched almonds
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 140g dried apricots, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. In a large pan, heat the honey and oil together until bubbling, then tip in the oats, almonds and cinnamon. Stir well until the oats are well coated, then tip onto 1-2 large baking sheets, spreading the mixture out. Bake for 20-25 mins, stirring halfway, until golden.

  2. Remove from the oven and, while still hot, stir in the apricots. Spread out again and press down with a spatula to cool – this will help it to clump together. Once cool, serve with yogurt or milk, and fruit, if you like. Will keep in an airtight container for 3 weeks. See 'Goes well with' for recipes using your granola.

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