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  1. Camille

    You know what makes me happiest about this recipe? I have all the ingredients in my kitchen right now! (Well, except for the dried figs, but they abound in this neighborhood, so it would probably only take five minutes to get them.) (I think I would be inclined to let the figs burn a little bit, too.) (I just really wanted a third parenthetical. I don’t know why.)

  2. Jennifer

    I just never know whether my tastebuds love you or my waist hates you!!

    Looks amazing, will try this week…think NB won’t be getting any this time!

  3. Simply Life

    oh that granola does look amazing – nice work!

  4. Lisa (bakebikeblog)

    Seventy Four times better hey? I better give it a try! 🙂

  5. Fiona

    Sounds awesoem.

    I ate too much granola for my afternoon snack yesterday and am still paying for it. Too many nuts!

  6. L-Izzle

    Love you so frikkin’ much for creating this.
    The inclusion of sesame oil makes me especially happy. I loves me some sesame oil.
    And molasses.
    And spices.
    And figs.
    And almond extract.

    GH(&TYAIGSuihuisg. MAN. You are so my ideal woman.

    I just ordered Angus a bunch of custom mueslis online. Gluten free. If he’s gonna be a wheatard, I at least want him to have cool muesli, not that boring styrofoam bullshit I’ve seen him eating. I made him ‘summer’ and ‘winter’ editions. He better appreciate it. But no biggie if not… I included lots of things I like, so will happily take it off his hands if need be! 😀

  7. hungryandfrozen

    This sounds SO cool. Nice one inventing a recipe, it’s a good feeling, right? I feel it would make one extremely sexy breakfast (oh dear, those vowel sounds meant I nearly typed sexy brexy).

  8. Nirmala

    I love all the ingredients. I have not seen a granola with spice fig. What an great ingredient and recipe.

  9. Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    I love figs (because, not-so-coincidentally, I love seedy stuff. See also: raspberries, blackberries, naughty-and-often-tasteless innuendo), yet almost never eat them. But I have an unopened package in my pantry. Hrm…
    The lure of PB IS awfully hard to resist, though.

  10. Heidi - Apples Under My Bed

    ok I WILL be making this once my two recent batches are gone. I should probably go and take care of that now… *goes off to eat the granola so I can justify making this amazing looking recipe*…
    I LOVE figs! Thanks Hannah, you’re a granola rock star.
    Heidi xo

  11. theresa

    Yuum, this sounds good. I may have to get some figs and molasses to enter my granola-repertoire…

  12. Anna Johnston

    74 times better 🙂 Wow.., that’s sayin’ something.

  13. Alisa

    I love making homemade granola … and figs with molasses … yum!!

  14. Iron Chef Shellie

    yummm!! shall have to make this… your pictures are making me drool!

  15. Louise

    Oh, I think I’ll be one of the many making muesli this weekend. Sorry I can’t call it Granola, it seems too American a term to me, although it does bring Crunchy Granola Suite to mind (are you too young, are your parents daggy enough to have educated you?). Still it does sound absolutely fantastic. I think I will do some modifications though, some of necessity- I don’t have any molasses in the cupboard, but do have treacle and litres of maple syrup. Also I’m doing a low GI diet at the moment, and whilst figs are only medium GI, I think I’ll replace them with low GI apples or prunes. And some changes for fun- whilst I do love cinnamon and cardamon, I have a packet of Herbie’s Quartre Epices- Sweet (allspice, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon) burning a hole in my pantry. So it won’t be quite Your Muesli, but Inspired By. Oh, I want to make it now. The weekend seems too far away.

  16. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    hehe if I nag you incessantly to make something will you send me a batch of it? 😛

  17. Conor @ HoldtheBeef

    Whoa, best granola ever and it’s made in my honour? HURRAH!!
    Hooray for granola, hooray for figs, and hooray for you!

    I am however SORELY disappointed with your Mills & Boon paragraph. Where is the wiggle-whining and slipping of snakes onto boobs???

  18. Vaala ◪

    Dark and handsome? Can I marry it? Figs, muscovado sugar and molasses are all so high up in my list of loves that I think we would live happily ever after. What do you think?!

    1. Vaala ◪

      By the way, because I am lazy I haven’t made your peanut butter granola yet either but it is definitely on the list…

    2. Hannah

      You’ll have to fight me for it! Or we could share, Mormon-style? By the by, laziness is a pretty silly excuse when these granolas take about ten minutes to stir together 😉

      I will, however, take “making a vegan caramel pie” as a valid excuse 😀

      1. Vaala ◪

        I’m not that good at sharing so I guess we’ll have to fight! I have vegan caramel pie in my freezer and it’s calling me but I was told dessert was being made for me tonight so perhaps I should wait…or perhaps I should have pie for dinner. Hmmm…

        Oh I would so love to come visit on my trip but the whole time is pretty much mapped out for us (biking, biking, biking, maybe some more biking, no wait, more biking…). Sigh. I don’t even want to begin to think about how sore my arse is going to be by the end (and consequently how grumpy I’m going to be on the flight home and I pity the poor soul having to sit next to me on the plane).

  19. Helen (grabyourfork)

    Tall, dark and handsome? Yes please! I’m not a huge fan of dried figs (the seeds get stuck in your teeth, but heh, it makes sense that you adore them! lol) but 74x better is worth a shot!

    1. Hannah

      Ah, but there’s the beauty of granola! Simply switch the figs for whatever dried fruit you *do* like. Craisins? Apricots? Dried blueberris? Truffles? Bob’s your uncle 😀

  20. Ashley@thehungryscholar


    Do you how to make chocolate granola? That would be the bomb.

  21. Johanna GGG

    I get a lot more excited at molasses in muesli (it will always be muesli to me) than peanut butter – and I think I would love it with slightly burnt figs – have just had some a little too browned muesli with strawberries – quite interesting but not quite what I intended! But sesame oil! Now that is one I have never even considered for muesli but am thinking tahini at the moment so maybe sesame oil would work.

  22. tasteofbeirut

    Sounds wonderful; funny we had the same craving as I made a granola not too long ago with tahini and molasses. What kind of molasses did you use? In lebanon, the most common ones are carob, grape, date and apple.

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  24. Agnes

    *gasp* You liked it MORE than the PB one?! Who are you and what have you done with my BFF?? Are you the evil twin??

  25. Agnes

    Hmm. I’m not sure if I’m going to like Evil Twin Hannah more than Real Good Twin Hannah. Oh hell, I’ll give you a shot. :p

    And yes! I’m back! Though it would be nice to still be on holiday. Hey, I’ve got an idea! Why don’t I quit my job, and you can quit your PhD and we can go be on holiday forever! (Who knows how we’ll finance this jaunt, but I’m sure we’ll figure out a way.)

  26. Louise

    I made my version of your muesli/granola this morning, complete with Neil Diamond soundtrack. I think it turned out pretty well. It’s blonder than your version, but that seems apt enough. It’s very delicious, and I can’t stop nibbling at it as I walk past the kitchen. I’ve even managed to blog it already. I can think of so many variations already.

  27. green ink

    Oh. My. God!

    This sounds wonderful!!

    I love granola so much (just did a post on how much I love it!) and this weekend I plan to combine it with another love of mine – chai tea – to make chai granola!! But I might need to make this one too…..and the peanut butter one! Yum! 🙂

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