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Black Forest Bircher

Black Forest Bircher

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A clever twist on your standard Bircher that seems like pure indulgence but counts for one of your five-a-day and is rich in fibre too

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal413
fat18g
saturates10g
carbs46g
sugars23g
fibre7g
protein14g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2small pears , grated
  • 10 tbsp (60g) rolled oat
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder or cocoa powder
  • 200g Greek yogurt , plus 4 tbsp
  • 5 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey, plus extra to serve (optional)
  • 200g cherries , halved and pitted
  • 2squares dark chocolate

Method

  • STEP 1

    Combine the pears, oats, cacao, yogurt, milk and maple syrup in a bowl. Divide between four bowls (or containers if you’re taking it to work).

  • STEP 2

    Top each serving with some cherries, 1 tbsp yogurt and a little extra maple syrup, if you like. Finely grate the chocolate over the Bircher, giving each serving a light dusting. Eat straight away or chill in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2016

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