Buckwheat, Sour Cherry and California Walnut Granola

With a combination of California walnuts, sour cherries and buckwheat, this homemade granola packs a flavourful punch that will put shop-bought to shame. Prep ahead and store in an airtight jar for a delicious breakfast option.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 21 Servings
Calories 200kcal


  • 230 g buckwheat groats
  • 90 ml coconut oil
  • 40 g cocoa powder
  • 120 ml maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 230 g oats
  • 100 g California walnuts roughly chopped
  • 30 g sunflower seeds
  • 30 g pumpkin seeds
  • 100 g sour cherries


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Place the buckwheat groats into a large dry frying pan over a medium heat and toast for 6-8 minutes, or until the grains are lightly toasted and golden.
  • In a small pan melt the coconut oil over a low heat until clear and liquid. Stir in the cocoa powder, maple syrup and salt.
  • Mix together the oats, groats, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and sour cherries in a large bowl. Pour over the melted coconut oil mixture and stir well to coat.
  • Spread out in a thin layer onto 1 or 2 baking trays lined with baking parchment and toast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until dried and forming clusters.
  • Leave to cool and pour into an airtight storage jar to store.


Serving: 45g | Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.5g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 22.5g | Saturated Fat: 10.1g | Fibre: 2.2g | Sugar: 6.1g


Salt: 0.01g.
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