Soaked Bircher muesli with dried fruit


  • 2 cups porridge oats
  • 2 green apples, grated (skin on)
  • 1 cup dates, finely chopped
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped mixed nuts (walnuts, almonds etc)
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Honey, to taste
  • Soya milk
  • Yoghurt and dried fruit to serve


Mix the oats, apples, dried apricots and dates and the nuts and cinnamon in a bowl. Fill the bowl with enough soya milk to generously cover everything, and allow to soak (at least 1 hour or overnight). When ready to serve, loosen with more milk if necessary, spoon into serving bowls. Serve with a large drizzle of honey, a spoonful of yoghurt and dried fruit.