Jamie Oliver’s DIY Oaty Fruity Cereal
Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 mins
for the cereal:
2/3 cup dried fruit, such as
golden raisins, raisins, dried apricots
3⁄4 cup mixed unsalted nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts
1/3 cup1⁄3mixed seeds, such as pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, poppy
4 cups quick-cooking oats (not instant)
optional: 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
milk or plain yogurt, to serve
for bircher muesli (serves 4):
roughly 400ml milk
Large mixing bowl
Optional: measuring spoons
Optional: box grater
Optional: plastic wrap
To make the cereal
Roughly chop any larger dried fruit and nuts, then place into a large bowl along with the seeds, oats and cinnamon (if using).
Tip into an airtight container.
To serve the cereal
Place a handful of cerealroughly 1⁄2 cup) per person to your serving bowls.
Add milk or plain yogurt and chopped fresh fruit, if you like, then serve.
To make bircher muesli (serves 4)
Add 2 cups of cereal to a large bowl.
Place a box grater on a board, then coarsely grate the apple, discarding the core. Add it to your oaty cereal.
Pour over enough milk to cover, then mix well.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, then put in the refrigerator to soak overnight.
When you’re ready to eat, give the bircher a good stir, divide between your bowls, then serve with chopped fresh fruit, if you like.
Serving Size 12