Coconut Almond Granola
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Unsalted butter||3 Tablespoon|
|Orange zest||1 Teaspoon, freshly grated|
|Sweetened, flaked coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sweetened|
|Almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced|
|Rolled oats||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Wheat germ||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
In a small saucepan combine the brown sugar, the butter, the cinnamon, the vanilla, the salt, and the zest and cook the mixture over moderately low heat, stirring, until the brown sugar is dissolved.
In a bowl stir together the coconut, the almonds, the oats, and the wheat germ, add the brown sugar mixture, and toss the mixture until it is combined well.
Spread the granola in a jelly-roll pan, bake it in the middle of a preheated 350° F.oven, stirring every 5 minutes, for 10 to 15 minutes, or until it is golden, and let it cool.
The granola keeps in an airtight container for 1 week.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1926 Calories from Fat 934
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 109 g167.6%
Saturated Fat 51.2 g255.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%
Sodium 1471.3 mg61.3%
Total Carbohydrates 199 g66.4%
Dietary Fiber 47.3 g189.2%
Sugars 88.6 g
Protein 43 g85.9%
Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C 11.5%
Calcium 31.8% Iron 47.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet