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Homemade Crunchy Granola

Delicious crunchy homemade granola, perfect recipe for breakfast or over yoghurt and fruit, a great family favourite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Keyword: breakfast, Family favourites, Granola, oats, Simple And Tasty Recipe
Servings: 4 - 6
Author: Sara-Jane Bowness


  • 450 g Rolled oats
  • 120 g Sunflower seeds Substitute with a mix of your favourite seeds and/or nuts
  • 175 g Apple sauce
  • 2 teaspoon Cinnamon (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger (dried)
  • 60 g Rice syrup Substitute with golden syrup
  • 4 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut oil Substitute with canola oil


  • 300 g Raisins Or any mix of dried fruit
  • 125 g Mixed seeds and/or nuts (Optional)


  • Heat oven to 170°c
  • Add all the ingredients (not the toppings) into a large bowl
  • Mix well, making sure the apple sauce and oil is evenly mixed throughout the mixture
    Homemade crunchy granola
  • Pour mixture into a baking tray, you want to create a layer about 1cm in thickness
  • After 20 minutes carefully remove the tray from the oven and give the mixture a good stir
  • Place back in the oven for an additional 5-15 minutes, depending on how toasted you like your granola.
  • Remove granola from oven, stir through raisins and any additional seed or nut toppings. Allow to cool.
    Homemade crunchy granola