Maple and Cranberry Farro Cereal


For a healthy breakfast recipe that's way more exciting than your standard breakfast oatmeal, try this fruit and nut slow cooker farro cereal.

Maple and Cranberry Farro Cereal
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
10 mins
Slow Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
5 cups


  • 2 cup water

  • 1 ½ cup apple cider or apple juice

  • 1 cup farro

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • ¼ cup dried cranberries

  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup

  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted


  1. In a 1 1/2- or 2-quart slow cooker or a 1 1/2-quart casserole combine the water, apple cider, farro, and salt.

  2. If using the 1 1/2-quart casserole, place casserole inside a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker and add enough water to cooker to reach halfway up sides of casserole. Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 8 hours.

  3. Stir raisins, dried cranberries, and maple syrup into hot cereal. Sprinkle individual servings with pecans.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

274 Calories
4g Fat
53g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 274
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 188mg 4%
Folate, total 1.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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