Ireland AM
Ireland AM

Catch up on Virgin Media Player

Granola Energy Bars

Wed, 5 June 2019

Granola Energy Bars

As Leaving Cert students head into their first exam today, nutritious food may be the last thing on their nerve-wracked minds.

Our Queen of baking Catherine Leyden is here with some deliciously simple granola energy bars to grab in a hurry.

Granola Energy Bars

INGREDIENTS:
125g/4oz Odlums Porridge Oats
175g/6oz Butter
5 tablespoons Rowse Honey
175g/6oz Shamrock Demerara Sugar
1 tsp Goodall's Cinnamon
80g packet Shamrock Chopped Walnuts
75g/3oz Shamrock Raisins
175g/6oz Shamrock Apricots, chopped
50g/2oz Pumpkin Seeds
50g/2oz Sunflower Seeds
50g/2oz Sesame Seeds
100g packet Shamrock Ground Almonds

METHOD:
· Preheat oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas 3. Line a swiss roll tin 28cm x 18cm / 11" x 7" with greaseproof paper.
· Put the butter and honey into a saucepan and heat gently until butter is melted.
· Add the demerara sugar and again heat gently, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil for about 1½ minutes, stirring until a smooth caramel sauce is formed.
· Place the remaining ingredients into a large bowl and mix well. Pour over the liquid mixture and mix well.
· Transfer to the prepared tin, press down well and bake for 15 minutes until edges are brown.
· Remove from oven and allow to get cold, then transfer to a fridge and chill well.
· Turn out of tin, remove greaseproof paper and cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.

More Food

Lemon Posset with Berry Compote

Lemon Posset with Berry Compote

Mon, 24 June 2019

Edwards Hayden with a summery dessert

View More.

Potato Dishes

Potato Dishes

Fri, 21 June 2019

Chef: Paul Knapp

View More.

Coconut, Mango and Lime Chicken

Coconut, Mango and Lime Chicken

Thu, 20 June 2019

A delicious dish of Coconut, Mango and Lime marinated Chicken with an All Green Goddess Salad.

View More.

Summer Berry Swiss Roll

Summer Berry Swiss Roll

Mon, 17 June 2019

This is a simply delicious way to serve a lovely cream sponge at the end of a dinner party or afternoon tea. You can vary the filling as much you like.

View More.

Mocha Loaf Cake

Mocha Loaf Cake

Fri, 14 June 2019

Kelly Lou Ging is in the kitchen this morning.

View More.