Breakfast & Brunch

Overnight Apple Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli makes a great start to the day. This overnight recipe is suitable for apple lovers. It can also be made all year. You only need to add oats and nuts, milk, and an apple. You can create your own variations by adding fruits, seeds, or nuts. Check out our recipe for Bircher oatmeal.

The history of famous Bircher Muesli

Thanks to the Swiss doctor Maximilian Bircher-Benner, we have this wonderful muesli variety. He was first served muesli in an alpine hut and then developed it further into a dietary dish for his patients.

Also try the other breakfast options, like Amazing Pancakes, our Easy Scone Recipe or the homemade Chocolate Granola.


Healthy Overnight Bircher Muesli

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Total Time 12 hrs 10 mins


  • 60 g oats
  • 100 ml apple juice
  • 1 apple
  • 25 ml dried cranberries/raisins
  • 500 ml milk
  • ½ lemon
  • 25 g pistachios/almonds
  • Honey or Agave Nectar to taste


  • To moisten the oats, pour the apple juice and milk into a bowl. Wrap the bowl in cling wrap, and place it in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Core the apple just before you serve it. Then, coarsely grate it. Combine the apple and cranberries/raisins in a bowl.
  • You can add more milk to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Serve in small bowls, topped with nuts, and drizzled with honey.
Nutrition 1 portion
Serving: 1portionCalories: 255kcal

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