Watermelon, Orange and Ginger Cocktail with Granola

watermelon orange and ginger cocktail with granola

Watermelon, Orange and Ginger Cocktail with Granola

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Servings: 4
Calories: 77

Ingredients
 

  • 1/4 oz rolled oats
  • 1/8 oz sesame seeds
  • pinch of ground ginger
  • 1/8 oz sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp runny honey

for the fruit cocktail

  • 10 1/2 oz deseeded watermelon cut into chunks
  • 3 1/2 oz fresh orange segments
  • 6 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp peeled and finely sliced root ginger
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1/2 tsp arrowroot blended with a little cold water

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  • To make the granola, put all the dry ingredients into a bowl, then add the orange juice and honey and mix thoroughly. Spread out on a non-stick baking tray and bake for 7-8 minutes. Remove from the oven, break up into pieces, then return to the oven for a further 7 - 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and break up again. Leave to cool on the baking sheet. The mixture will become crunchy when cool.
  • To make the fruit cocktail, put the watermelon and orange segments into a bowl. Put the orange juice and zest, ginger and honey into a small saucepan over a medium heat and bring to the boil. Gradually stir in the arrowroot mixture and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • Pour the mixture over the fruit and leave to cool, cover and chill in the fridge.
  • Spoon the covered fruit into glasses and sprinkle over the granola.

COOK'S TIPS

  • This dish can be prepared in advance and assembled just before eating.
  • The granola will keep well in an airtight container for several days and can be used with other fruit combinations.
Calories: 77 kcal
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Protein: 1 g
Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 2 mg
Potassium: 206 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 12 g
Vitamin A: 538 IU
Vitamin C: 34 mg
Calcium: 29 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Fruits, Watermelon
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