My first impression of muesli is the Àlpen Muesli' available in the U.K. Milk added to a couple of scoops of the dried mix and eaten for breakfast, just like you do with corn flakes etc. This recipe is for the authentic Swiss style of muesli, also known as Bircher Muesli, which looks very similar to the fruit yogurts in plastic cups available in the supermarkets. The oats need to be soaked the night before and any other fruits and/or dried ingredients are added just before consumption.
Soak the cereals in the chosen liquid at least 8 hours before eating. Always ensure the cereals are completely soaked . I always ensure it looks runny at this stage as all the liquid will be soaked up by the morning.
In the morning, if the muesli looks solid, add more liquid, milk or juice. The yogurt and the cream, if adding, will also loosen the muesli.
Wash and grate the apple with or without the skin on the larger side of the grater. Add to the muesli.
Add the cinnamon and cardamom.
Add the rest of the toppings just before eating, as per taste.
Spoon into individual bowls and enjoy the tasty , healthy breakfast full of long lasting energy.