Recipe: How to make vegan dates Granola
- by Santiago de los Reyes (comes from Uruguay)
Manages La Trattoria, 113 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
What you need:
350 gms dates
240 ml or water
2 cups of oats
1 cup of flour
3/4 cup of brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 spoon of vanilla essence
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
200 gms of vegetable butter unsalted
Mix the dry ingredients in a food processor and process not too much so the mix looks rough.
Add the butter and mix.
In a pan put the dates with 240 ml of water and boil in low heat until the water is gone (10 min approximately)
Then add a spoon of vanilla essence and process a bit.
In a tray of 20x25 cm with baking paper, make a thin lay of the oats then on top a lay of the dates and on top another lay of the oats.
Bake for 35 min at 180°C.