Pear and cinnamon bircher muesli


100g jumbo oats

100g mixed dried fruits (e.g. 50g dried cranberries, 50g sultanas)

25g almonds, roughly chopped

½ x 5ml spoon ground cinnamon

2 x 15ml spoons clear honey

200ml semi-skimmed milk

2 ripe pears, cored and grated


Mixing bowl, spoon, large baking tray.


  1. Preheat the oven to 160⁰C, Gas Mark 3.
  2. Mix together the oats, dried fruit, almonds and cinnamon and spread out on a large baking tray.
  3. Drizzle over the honey and mix to evenly coat.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes until golden. Allow to cool.
  5. Stir in the milk and allow to soak, in the fridge ideally, overnight.
  6. Stir in the grated pears and serve with yogurt or a little extra milk.

Top tips:

Great for on-the-go breakfast, simply place in a sealed pot or container with a little natural yogurt.


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