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Coconut granola

Mandy Mazliah
This recipe for homemade coconut and cherry granola is so good. It really is one of the best granola batches I have ever made - and I make a lot.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine British, Vegan
Servings 12
Calories 351 kcal


  • 300 g jumbo rolled oats
  • 50 g coconut flakes
  • 100 g pecan nuts chopped or broken up
  • 100 g sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 100 ml coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100 ml maple syrup
  • 100 g dried cherries


  • Pre-heat the oven to 120°C (fan)/140°C/gas mark 1 and cover two baking trays with greaseproof baking paper.
  • Place 300g jumbo oats, 50g coconut flakes, 100g chopped pecan nuts, 100g sunflower or pumpkin seeds and 1 tsp ground cinnamon into a large mixing bowl.
  • Gently heat 100ml coconut oil in a small saucepan over a low heat. Allow to cool a little then add 100ml maple syrup and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  • Stir the melted coconut oil mixture through the dry ingredients until the oats are all well coated. Spread out over the two baking trays and bake for 40 minutes, stirring halfway.
  • Allow to cool then add the dried cherries. Store in an airtight container.


Nutritional information is approximate and is intended as a guide only.


Calories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 7gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 6gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 305IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 2mg
Keyword coconut granola
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