Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Jars

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“If you have to be up early and you need something speedy, this is the perfect go-to breakfast,” says Bake Off winner David Atherton.

“You prepare it the night before, in jars, so you can eat it on the go the next day. You can experiment with the flavours, but cinnamon and honey is my favourite.”

Read more: Healing powers of honey

Breakfast jars from My First Cook Book: Make, Bake & Learn To Cook

Makes: 4 portions


  • 100g porridge oats
  • 40g chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon runny honey
  • A handful of grapes (chopped in half)


Mix the oats, chia seeds and cinnamon in a bowl.

Grate the apple into the bowl, then add the milk, honey and grapes and stir.

Divide the mixture equally between four jars, screw the lids back on and put in the fridge overnight.

To serve you can add yoghurt, fruit or any topping you would like.

Read more: Health benefits of oats

My First Cook Book: Make, Bake & Learn To Cook is written by David Atherton and illustrated by Rachel Stubbs. Available now.

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