Ginger and Date Granola

A few simple add-ins are all you need to turn a bag of spinneysFOOD Luxury Granola into a ginger-spiced date version that's great to start your mornings with
Ginger and Date Granola
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Ginger and Date Granola
January 09, 2020
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 1 hour
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

4 spinneysFOOD Khodri Dates, pitted
1 thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, grated
180ml spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
Pinch of spinneysFOOD Salt
4 tbsp coconut oil
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Cinnamon
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Ginger Powder
90g oats
250g spinneysFOOD Crushed Almonds, Cranberries & Chopped Dates Luxury Granola
60g dried or crystallised ginger, chopped

METHOD

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 150°C, gas mark 2. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.

  • 2

    Combine the dates, fresh ginger and water in a small saucepan.

  • 3

    Cook until the dates begin to break down and become soft. Place the dates and liquid in a food processor or blender with the salt, coconut oil and spices and pulse until smooth.

  • 4

    Combine the oats and the granola in a large bowl and stir in the date mixture. Mix well to coat.

  • 5

    Pour out onto the prepared baking tray and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes or so, until golden.

  • 6

    Mix in the chopped ginger.

  • 7

    Store in an airtight jar or container for up to 4 weeks.

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