Granola Cereal Recipe

Granola Cereal RecipeGranola can be expensive to buy in the grocery store, but is surprisingly easy and cheap to make at home. All you really need are some good quality old-fashioned oats, wheat germ, brown sugar and maple syrup. You can customize the granola to your own tastes, adding raisins if you wish, or any other type of dried fruit or nut that you desire. Granola stores easily and is very easy to carry about with you when you're out hiking.
 

Instructions

Difficulty: Easy

Things You’ll Need:
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • spatula
  • 9 by 13-inch pan
  • Container for storage
 
Step 1
Preheat oven to 300° F.
Step 2
Combine ingredients. Take one bowl and mix together all of the dry ingredients. In the second bowl, mix together all of the liquid ingredients. Once both bowls are fully mixed, pour the liquid over the dry ingredients and mix together until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Step 3
Coat pan with cooking spray and spread granola mixture over pan.
Step 4
Bake in oven. Bake the granola for 30 minutes, stirring the granola about halfway through. After 30 minutes, add the raisins, stirring the granola again, and allow to bake for a further 15 minutes.
Step 5
Allow to cool. Remove from oven and place pan with granola on a wire rack to cool. To store granola, place in airtight container. Granola can be stored for two weeks.
 

Article Written By Shiromi Nassreen

Shiromi Nassreen has been writing professionally since 2005. She specializes in travel and outdoor topics, and her articles have appeared in various print and online publications, including "DISfunkshion Magazine" and Matador Travel. Nassreen holds a Bachelor of Arts in theatre studies from Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama.

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