A recipe highlighting FRUCOM products' health benefits: Hazelnut Raisin Topper Recipe

15 FEBRUARY 2021

his recipe, developed by Jennette Higgs from FoodtoFit, illustrates the combined nutrition and health benefits of hazelnuts and raisins. Combining raisins with hazelnuts adds a complementary sweetness.

This Hazelnut Raisin Topper is a natural, easy to make nutritional supplement that can be positioned as a useful, nutrient boost to many diets/meals/snacks. Being a simple and short recipe with no cooking, it lends itself to include on back of pack or for use via social media.

Hazelnut Raisin Topper Recipe


Quantity for Single portion

30g/ 2tbsp Hazelnuts

7.5g/ 2 tsp Raisins

15g/ 1 tbsp Pumpkin seeds


Quantity for 4 portions

120g/ 8 tbsp Hazelnuts

30g/ 4 tsp Raisins

60g/ 2 tbsp Pumpkin seeds


Place the hazelnuts and raisin into a food processor or chopper and grind until relatively small pieces, then add the pumpkin seeds and continue to grind until the largest pieces are no more than 2-3mm in length. Can be stored in a covered container in the fridge for 2-3 days.

 Serving suggestions

·Use as a nutritious boost to any breakfast cereal

·Use as a topping for porridge

·Perfect topping for yoghurt and ice creams, chocolate mousse, trifle or other desserts

·Add to fruit crumbles, mixing into your usual crumble topping recipe

·Add to soups, casseroles and mince dishes either during the cooking, or as a topping to serve

·Add to homemade meat and meatless burger and meatball recipes to add texture as well as a nutritional boost

·Use as a salad topper

·Sprinkle on any cooked vegetables to garnish

·Adds a nutritious boost to baked beans on toast!

·Makes a deliciously crunchy topping to fish pie.

Nutritional Information

One portion (52.5g) of this Hazelnut Raisin Topper provides a source of protein, fibre, thiamine, folic acid, potassium, iron and zinc; and is a high source of vitamin E, biotin, phosphorous, magnesium, copper and manganese.

 For the full nutritional content for this recipe, contact FRUCOM, info@frucom.eu.

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