Thursday, 23 July 2015

Mrs Rich's world famous and most delicious granola!

It's true, this granola is my favourite and my best and has been enjoyed by many the world over. Just about everyone who tastes it loves it (I don't think there is one person who hasn't yet) and then asks for the recipe, so I thought I would share it with you, lovely one. This is your lucky day!! 



It's the simplest recipe - but aren't they often the best?!


Ingredients

300g porridge oats
100g flaked almonds
50g sesame seeds
50g sunflower & pumpkin seed mix

125ml maple syrup
2tbs runny honey
2tbs vegetable oil
1tsp vanilla essence

50g dessicated coconut
100g dried berries (we love cranberries but you can use any!)

Method

Mix together the dry ingredients (but don't include the coconut or berries) in a bowl.

Mix the liquids together well then add them to the dry ingredients. Give a really good stir, making sure that all the dry stuff gets covered in the syrupy mix.

Then tip the mix onto a baking sheet so there is an even layer. I use two for this recipe.

Place in the oven and cook for 12 minutes. Note: My oven is quite hot so you might find you need to cook yours for a little longer. Just keep an eye out that  the edges aren't getting too brown. 

Remove from the oven and sprinkle the coconut over the part-cooked granola. Give a good stir to mix the coconut in. This also helps if some of the edges are a bit browned. You can move the granola around to achieve it cooks more evenly.

Place back in the oven and cook for a further 8 minutes. When done, take out of the oven and sprinkle berries over the top. 

Leave to cool and then tip into an airtight jar.



You can download the recipe here.

Enjoy! 


Monday, 20 April 2015

Week Two : 100 days of LOVELINESS

Another week of really lovely things. Here are the photos from this last week - 


8/100 Crafting for pre-schoolers celebrating the sunshine
9/100 Letter writing - an off overlooked craft
10/100 Water fights in the back garden
11/100 Fundraising for Water Aid at a Pamper Night
12/100 Liberty fabric
13/100 Homemade Granola
14/100 Sewing at home
15/100 Hanging washing on the line to dry


More loveliness next week.

:-)