Spiced Christmas Almonds
- Difficulty: easy
These roasted almonds with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger are the best Christmas snack! The spices make them taste really festive, while the mix of honey, coconut sugar and maple syrup make them extra sweet and indulgent, which is great, as you don’t want to spend Christmas feeling too healthy and a bit deprived! The fantastic thing about these is that they’re so easy to make, so you can throw them together in no time if you realise you need a sweet snack to stop any food envy from people eating food that you may not be able to enjoy!
500g of almonds (3 and 1/2 cups)
2 tablespoons of maple syrup
2 tablespoons of coconut sugar
1 tablespoon of honey
3 teaspoons of cinnamon
2 teaspoons of nutmeg
1/2 a teaspoon of ginger
Preheat the oven to 180C, fan setting.
Place the honey, maple, nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon in a pan and gently warm through until mixed together and runny
Take off the heat and stir in the almonds until its really sticky. Place on a baking tray so they’re evenly spread out and not overlapping. Lightly sprinkle the coconut sugar on top. Then place the tray in the oven and let it cook for thirty minutes. Make sure you stir the nuts once or twice in this time so that they cook evenly.
Once the nuts are crunchy take them out the oven and transfer them to another greased baking tray. Allow them to cool before storing them in something air tight!