January is the month we all want to burn off those extra calories and Cycling is one of the best forms of exercise for 2013.
Try my great Granola energy bar recipe to give you that extra energy required to help you reach your goals.
Granny Griffins Granola Energy Bar
(makes 10 Bars)
125g/4oz Porridge oats
5 Tablespoons Honey
175g/6oz Demerara sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
100g Chopped walnuts
50g/2oz Pumpkin seeds
50g/2oz Sunflower seeds
50g/2oz Sesame Seeds
100g ground Almonds
Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius
Line a swiss roll tin 28cmsx18cms with grease proof paper
put the butter and honey in a saucepan and heat gently until the butter is melted
add the sugar and again heat gently, stirring constantly until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil for 1 1/2 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 15minutes until the edge are brown.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool, then transfer to fridge and chill well
Turn out of tin, remove greaseproof paper and cut into bars.
Store in an airtight container