Bircher Muesli is a Swiss recipe that precedes overnight oats. It’s basically the same thing, but almost always includes yogurt and grated apples. Traditionally, the oats are soaked overnight in apple juice, but I prefer to soak them in milk, along with all the other ingredients.
Inspired by Pret a Manger
Swiss Bircher Muesli (Overnight Oats)
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 2 cups milk of choice
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/2 large apple, coarsely grated (I use a large holed grater)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1/4 cup golden raisins
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Pumpkin seeds and pomegranate seeds for topping
- Honey, to drizzle on top
Mix all the ingredients (except toppings) in a bowl.
Allow to soak refrigerated overnight or at least 3 hours.
Top with pumpkin seeds, pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of honey.