Great Gift Ideas For Dad

It’s not always easy to think of great gift ideas for dad. The classic gifts like socks and soap on a rope get old after a few years and not all dads are the same. So we venture out, only to find that great gifts ideas for dad are hard to come by.

Fear not! We have put together 4 great gift ideas for dad that’ll make any dad smile this Father’s Day.

A special thanks to Teresa Ulyate from Cupcakes & Couscous for these snack and funtastic ideas!

4 Great gift ideas for dad

1. The Sporty Dad = Granola bars:

Add Dad’s favourite Montagu ingredients to our basic granola bar recipe and get him all stocked up with these energy-filled snacks! (We used pistachios, pecans, chia seeds and dark chocolate chips.)


Granola bar recipe

  • 250ml (1 cup) Montagu pitted dates
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) honey
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) peanut butter
  • 200ml rolled oats
  • 150ml desiccated coconut
  • 125ml (½ cup) chopped nuts, seeds or dried fruit



  1. Blitz the dates, honey and peanut butter together
  2. Add oats and coconut and blitz again. Mix the remaining ingredients in by hand.
  3. Press into a lined tin, freeze for 30 minutes and slice.


2. The Geeky Dad = Trail mix:

Trail mix recipe
Mix cashews, pumpkin seeds, dried mango and pecan nuts and pour into a jar to make trail mix. Customise with Dad’s favourite Montagu ingredients!


3. The Modern Dad = Chocolate cups:

Chocolate cups recipe
Make scrumptious chocolate cups by melting dark chocolate, pouring into cupcake cases and sprinkling with chopped nuts and dried fruit.


Tasty toolbox recipe
Create a “tasty toolbox” filled with braai essentials like drinks, braai spice, tongs and snack jars filled with mixed nuts and biltong! #MontaguSnacks #Yummy #HealthySnacksForTheWIN

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