Breakfast seems to be one of my favourite topics to post about at the moment. As the explorations continue, there are a few firm favourites that I always return to, like this one. And amazingly, it’s not egg related!
I originally used Lisa Faulkner’s recipe from her book The Way I Cook as a guide, but as per, I traded ingredients for stuff I had in the cupboards and to suit my preferences. By the way, I really liked this cookbook. I think it’s got a really great mix of recipes in terms of both flavours and cooking ability. I know she’s had a couple more books since, which I don’t have, but I like her style.
- 450g Oats
- 100g Coconut Flakes
- 100g Mixed Seeds
- 200g Roughly Chopped Nuts – Almonds + Cashews are my favourite
- 50g Dried Sour Cherries
- 100g Sultanas
- 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon
- 175g Fresh fruit juice
- 75g Honey
- 100g Maple Syrup
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
Ready for this?
- Mix the dry ingredients in a big bowl.
- Mix the wet ingredients in a jug.
- Pour the wet over the dry and mix well.
- Spread across two lined baking trays and bake for 40-50 minutes at 120°c fan / 160°c / gas 3, checking and turning the mixture every 10 minutes.
- Once it’s cooked, leave it to cool before transferring it to a container.
My tip is to eat it while it’s warm! It will store really well in an airtight container and is great with some natural yoghurt. Package in a nice jar, add some ribbon, and you have the perfect little homemade gift.