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Chaat and laddoo to cookie and muffin: 5 ways to make cornflakes yum

Who says the only way to have cornflakes is with milk? Get ­creative with this heathy breakfast option by trying out some of these interesting dishes.

health and fitness Updated: Apr 28, 2015 17:04 IST
Abhinav Verma
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Who says the only way to have cornflakes is with milk? Get ­creative with this heathy breakfast option by trying out some of these interesting dishes.

1 Cornflakes chaat
You can go for sweet or salty chaat. Toss cornflakes in a mixture of berries, ­cherries, raisins, dried fruits and honey, or replace the fruits with onions, tomatoes, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Eat this healthy snack when hunger pangs strike you in the middle of the day.

2 Peanut butter cookies
This dish is ideal for the ones with a sweet tooth. Boil sugar and corn syrup together. Remove it from the heat and add peanut butter. Mix it well and pour it over a bowl filled with cornflakes. Let it cool down slightly before serving.

3 Potato casserole with corn flakes
This dish is crispy, crunchy and full of cornflakes, just the way you like it. Start with combining potatoes, melted butter, salt and pepper. After that, add onion, sour cream and cheese. Mix it all together. Pour all of it in a casserole dish and top it off with cornflakes. Bake it at 350° C.

4 Cornflakes ke laddoo
Make your guests swoon to delightful cornflakes ke laddoo. Take dry fruits like almonds and walnuts, and mix it with cornflakes, stevia sweetener, olive oil and condensed milk. Mix and add a little bit of dry coconut. Sauté it in a kadai. Make small, lemon-sized laddoos. Let it rest for some time and serve.

5 Cornflake muffins
Treat yourself with cornflake muffins. It has great texture and huge taste appeal. First, stir together whole wheat, ­baking soda, salt and stevia sweetener, and keep it aside. Now, mix cornflakes and milk and let it soften a bit. Then, add egg and oil to the milk and beat it. Pour a small scoop of vanilla ice-cream. Combine this with the whole wheat mix that you have kept aside. Stir it till it combines properly. Now, bake at 400°C for about 20 minutes and serve warm.