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Emma Dean shows us how to make Super Crunchy Granola with Blackberry Swirl


Super Crunchy Granola with Blackberry Swirl

Super Crunchy Granola with Blackberry Swirl

Love a tasty bowl of goodness with maximum CRUNCH? Try Masterchef winner Emma Dean’s breakfast winner. With Aussie-grown Driscoll’s Blackberries, super nutritious Red Tractor Foods Organic Rolled Oats that help reduce blood cholesterol, cold-pressed Melrose Health Organic Coconut Oil sourced from sustainable plantations  and pure Aussie, Low GI Capilano Honey. Delish!

Super Crunchy Granola with Blackberry Swirl

Serves: 4

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Ingredients

Method

  • Granola:
  • ¼ cup Melrose Organic Coconut Oil
  • ½ cup Capilano Low GI Honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Red Tractor Organic Rolled Oats
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • ½ tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup pecans
  • Blackberry Compote:
  • 250g Driscoll’s Blackberries
  • Thick yoghurt, to serve
  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium–low heat, heat Melrose Organic Coconut Oil, Capilano Low GI Honey and vanilla extract until runny.
  3. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Once fully coated, spread the mixture evenly onto a baking sheet and bake for 20–25 mins, stirring near the halfway point. Make sure to watch it bake carefully as it browns quickly.
  5. Once the granola is visibly browned (between 15–20 mins), remove from the oven and scoop into a bowl to let it cool. Stir a little to break it up a bit but try and keep some chunky bits as preferred.
  6. Place in a container with an air-tight seal. It should keep for up to 4 weeks.
  7. To make the blackberry compote, pick out 6–7 juicy Driscoll’s Blackberries and place them in a deep bowl. Using the back of a dessert spoon squash the blackberries against the side of the bowl until they have all burst. (Tip: Try not to wear anything white when pressing blackberries.) Add a good dollop of yoghurt and gently fold until swirls appear.
  8. Layer the blackberry swirl and granola in clear glasses and serve.