The beauty with Bircher muesli is you can make it the night before, so if you’re not a morning person, you can have breakfast ready and waiting without the stress. Bircher museli is traditionally a dish of oats and grated apple soaked in juice and yogurt overnight. This delicious Bircher museli recipe is rich in vitamin C, gives you 1 of your 5-a-day, and uses a homemade compote layered with muesli for the perfect portable breakfast. It’s so easy to make and delicious, you’ll wonder how you went without it.
Preparation time:10 minutes
Cooking time:15 minutes + overnight chilling
Total time:25 minutes + overnight chilling
175g essential frozen Berries
1 pear, peeled, cored and diced
150ml cranberry juice drink
180g Dorset Cereals Raspberry & Blackcurrant Bircher Muesli Mix
250g Greek style natural yogurt
- Place the berries, pear and juice in a small pan. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave to cool completely.
- Spoon half the fruit compote into the base of four jars or large glasses. Scatter over half the muesli mix then spoon over the yogurt.
- Scatter over the rest of the muesli mix followed by the remaining fruit compote. Seal the jars or cover the glasses with clingfilm. Chill overnight.
- When you’re ready to eat, stir and serve.
Add depth of flavour to the fruit compote by adding a star anise, cinnamon stick or grated orange zest- perfect for winter.
Thanks to Waitrose for sharing this scrummy recipe with us. If you’re looking for more ideas, take a look at the Waitrose recipe page.