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Old 01.08.2013, 13:44
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Re: Weetabix

Take three. Squeeze them into a bowl so they break up. Add sugar or sweetener. Chuck on ice cold milk. Quick stir and eat.
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Never heard of Weetabix before but got a package of them because it looks like a "healthy" breakfast.

First surprise: they're HUGE! I expected them to be bite-sized. I had to break them apart into smaller pieces.

Second surprise: they're soaking up milk like sponges. I'm left with a unappetizing looking mush. The crispness is gone.

So how do you eat Weetabix? Dip one in milk and quickly bite a piece off?
(I'm asking here because apparently they're part of Britain's cultural heritage.)
How do you eat weetabix? I have seen many "special" questions on this forum, but that is certainly up there with the best of them.
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Old 01.08.2013, 17:31
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Re: Weetabix

Another vote for buttering them, then adding homemade marmalade too.

Or just be quick to avoid the mush - or revel in the mush .. use warm milk (they go mushy instantanously) then sprinkle with sugar for a crunch to the mush
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Old 01.08.2013, 19:36
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Re: Weetabix

I tried one with jam. It has an interesting texture and the taste is ok, overall much better than the milky mush.

But no surprise that the British kitchen doesn't have the best reputation on the continent when you're exporting food items like Weetabix.
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I tried one with jam. It has an interesting texture and the taste is ok, overall much better than the milky mush.

But no surprise that the British kitchen doesn't have the best reputation on the continent when you're exporting food items like Weetabix.
Excuse me, but....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weetabix

Weetabix was invented in Australia in the 1920s by Bennison Osborne.
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Old 01.08.2013, 20:12
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Re: Weetabix

Amazed at all the different things you can do with Weetabix

I have always thought of it as a winter breakfast, mixed up into a mush with HOT milk and some sugar. That's how it was served to me as a child, and I just assumed that everyone ate it that way...
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Re: Weetabix

I put Aromat on mine and dip them in molten cheese.
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Old 01.08.2013, 21:28
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I put Aromat on mine and dip them in molten cheese.
No klöpfer?
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Old 01.08.2013, 21:48
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Re: Weetabix

Just wanted to chime in and say that the supply of weetabix via the local Migros seems to be seasonal. I've been able to get them the past couple of months, and the whole family are going through a pack every 2-3 days (and that's with rice pops, corn flakes, muesli and porridge for competition)...

Seems I may need to stock up in case they cut supply again when the weather cools down...

And I do find it strange that the European version have rounded corners and are packed into smaller rows that are also wrapped. Aussie ones are square and packed into the box like bricks....
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Re: Weetabix

If you don't know what to do with them - make a cake!

My Weetabix-chocci cake:
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That cake looks amazing. Sorry to change the subject, but do tell all. What's in it? How did you make it?
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Old 02.08.2013, 01:04
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I gave up eating Weetabix, ever since a local carpenter started giving me his floor sweepings ....... they're easier to eat.
Sounds like the bird cage sweepings alternative to muesli
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Just wanted to chime in and say that the supply of weetabix via the local Migros seems to be seasonal. I've been able to get them the past couple of months, and the whole family are going through a pack every 2-3 days (and that's with rice pops, corn flakes, muesli and porridge for competition)...

Seems I may need to stock up in case they cut supply again when the weather cools down...

And I do find it strange that the European version have rounded corners and are packed into smaller rows that are also wrapped. Aussie ones are square and packed into the box like bricks....
I can get them in the local Migros or Coop all year round, never failed. The round edges and the Weetabix (rather than Weetbix) is the English version.
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I put Aromat on mine and dip them in molten cheese.
& + Kirsch schnapps of course
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Re: Weetabix

They look and feel and taste like like wheat pumice stones

(Apparently they are good for haemorhoids...I scrub mine with them but haven't noticed much difference.)
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Re: Weetabix

My daughter has them every day, with milk & sultanas. We used to nuke it in the microwave for a few seconds in Aus, but since moving here it's just cold milk (no microwave & I can't be bothered heating the milk on the stove!!). Have always been able to get them at Migros without a problem...
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Old 02.08.2013, 01:34
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They look and feel and taste like like wheat pumice stones

(Apparently they are good for haemorhoids...I scrub mine with them but haven't noticed much difference.)
Much difference in the haemorhoids or much difference in the taste of the Weetabix?
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Much difference in the haemorhoids or much difference in the taste of the Weetabix?
I'll get back to you on that one in the morning...
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Old 03.08.2013, 10:43
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That cake looks amazing. Sorry to change the subject, but do tell all. What's in it? How did you make it?
Thanks!

It contains:
2 crumbled weetabix
2 cups of flour
1-2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup of sugar (you can take less, it's a bit on the sweeter side)
3/4 - 1 cup of chocolate sprinkles (or dried fruit for the healthy variant)
1 egg (beaten up)
2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
1 teaspoon Lebkuchengewürz (mixed spice)

Mix the dry items, add the liquid items, combine and pour in a buttered cake or loaf tin. Bake at 150°C for 60-75 minutes.
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Re: Weetabix

Wanted to ask about if weetabix can be purchased in CH and then... I'm happy to have found this thread. We are a family of 5 and we all love weetabix. Will try the cake too this weekend!
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