Recipe: Homemade Granola Gift


Make your own festive granola and either eat it all with your mouth or wrap it up in beautiful packaging to give as the perfect food gift. If stored correctly, it should last weeks!


  • 40 g coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 100 g honey
  • 1/2 tsp orange blossom
  • 350 g rolled oats
  • 50 g pumpkin seeds
  • 100 g macadamia nuts
  • 150 g pistachio nuts
  • 100 g dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 egg white
Preheat the Oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

Preheat the oven to 160ºC.

Make Syrup and Dry Mix

Step 2

Make Syrup And Dry Mix

Add the oil, sugar, honey and orange blossom to a small saucepan and heat and stir until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is combined. Leave to cool for 5 minutes. Meanwhile grab a large mixing bowl and add the oats, pumpkin seeds, nuts, and chopped dried apricots.

Add the Syrup and Egg White

Step 3

Add The Syrup And Egg White

Add the honey mixture, the cardamom and the salt and stir well. In another mixing bowl whisk the egg white until it’s just frothy. Stir the egg white into the rest of the mix.

Bake and store!

Step 4

Bake And Store!

Spread the oat mixture over a baking tray lined with baking paper, leaving some clumps together. Bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring twice during cooking until golden brown. Cool and store in a jar or tupperware. Makes 10 servings.

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