A table set with a bowl of bircher muesli served with blueberries and seeds
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Bircher Muesli

Streamline your morning routine by learning how to make Bircher muesli any way you like it.  Bircher muesli is the perfect make ahead breakfast - this tutorial will teach you how to make perfect Bircher muesli every time and never get bored of it. 
Servings: 2
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
Prep Time10 mins
Resting time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 scant cup jumbo oats
  • 2 cups fresh orange juice, milk (dairy or plant), or kefir - your choice
  • 1 apple - grated

To Serve

  • 25 g Fresh berries or other fruit
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • Seeds, nuts and dried fruit to taste


  • You need a scant half cup of oats per person, and an apple between two. Grate the apple, and carrot if you want to use it. Add any dried fruit at this stage.
  • Pour over the fresh juice of two oranges OR your favourite milk, yogurt or  kefir. Or even a mix of all of them. Then put the bowl in the fridge and leave overnight. You need about double the volume of liquid to oats, but it will vary according to the type of oats you are using and the thickness of the liquid.
  • In the morning, garnish with your choice of fresh fruit, seeds and nuts, and a dollop of yogurt. 
Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 541IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 351mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Keyword: Bircher Muesli