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    Original Birchermuesli (Swiss Muesli)

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    Total Time:

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    5 mins

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    Debbie R.'s Note:

    From "The Swiss Cookbook". The author says that it is supposed to be served as a breakfast or supper--not dessert--and that it "is a throwback to the old Swiss country habit of eating a cereal gruel with fruit and milk for supper because these were the foods on hand." She says that whole-wheat and other dark breads with butter are usually served with it. I haven't tried it yet. This is for one serving. Overnight standing time is not included. However, this can soak for only 30 minutes and still be great (even with old-fahioned oats).

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soak the oatmeal in the cold water until soft--like overnight -- or for 30-40 minutes at a minimum.
    2. 2
      At serving time, stir in the lemon juice and condensed milk. Grate the apple directly into the muesli. Sprinkle with nuts.
    3. 3
      NOTES: amount of water depends on kind of oatmeal used. Also, tho while instant oats don't have to be soaked as long, it's better if it's allowed to stand for 10 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 13, 2010

      55

      This is fantastic! I soaked my oatmeal for about 30 minutes, and I chopped my apple instead of shredding. Creamy and filling, easy and delicious - thanks for sharing this recipe!

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    • on June 20, 2011

      55

      I thought this was quite good. The honey added such a wonderful sweetness without overpowering it. Like a few others, I chopped my apple, which I think it added a nice texture that would have been lost with shredding. Made for ZWT7, Mischief Makers.

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    • on June 03, 2011

      55

      We have been making this recipe for a couple of weeks and everyone down to our two year old enjoys it! We did multiply the portions by about 24, as we have a larger household and breakfast is a bigger meal. I also add a little organic lemon oil to the juice and less honey. Thanks so much for posting!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Original Birchermuesli (Swiss Muesli)

    Serving Size: 1 (332 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 334.7
     
    Calories from Fat 103
    30%
    Total Fat 11.5 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 6.5 mg
    2%
    Sodium 138.8 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 56.5 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 8.3 g
    33%
    Sugars 34.8 g
    139%
    Protein 6.9 g
    13%

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