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Pumpkin Spice Granola

A healthy breakfast filled with a handful of nutritiously delicious ingredients. In this recipe you will learn how to make granola at home using a few pantry staples like oats, nuts, spices and dried fruit. Turn your breakfast into a yummy treat with this granola.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack, Post Workout, tea time, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Bowls

Equipment

  • Baking tray
  • Spatula
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking paper

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Oat flakes
  • 1/2 cup Instant Oats
  • 2 tbsp Flaxseed powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup Cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup Pecans
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 1 heaped tsp Pumpkin spice powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1/3 cup Maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Peanut butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180℃.
  • Add all the wet ingredients into a bowl and whisk together until combined.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together and pour the wet mixture on top. Stir together until everything is evenly coated, either in a large bowl or baking tray.
  • Transfer to a baking tray (13’ x 5’) and using the spatula, flatten it out so it can bake well.
  • Rotate the tray every 10 mins to ensure an even baking through out. While rotating stir the granola around from bottom to top.
  • After 45 mins the granola should be ready, the mixture would have changed color into to a deep brown, the nuts would be toasted and the mixture should not sticky anymore.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool at room temperature. Break it apart and transfer to a glass jar.
  • Store for unto a month, serve with milk, dried and fresh fruit or as you like.

Notes

  • Make sure to rotate the baking tray and to stir the mixture around to ensure even cooking through out.
  • You can find substitutes for the ingredients in the write up mentioned above.
  • Don’t add your fried fruit into the granola jar while storing, serve it separately while eating. This will keep your granola crunchy longer.