Pomegranate and fig topping for skyr

Pomegranate and fig topping for skyr

5 min
Meet your new favourite breakfast flavour fusion with this pomegranate and fig topping for skyr. The creamy, tangy skyr comes alive with juicy pomegranate, tender fig, and the warm embrace of honey and cinnamon. Whether it is a bright start to your morning or a delightful ending to your day, this topping is here to make each bite a memorable moment. 


  • Cut figs into quarters.
  • Pour skyr into a small bowl.
  • Add pomegranate seeds, figs, a pinch of cinnamon, and honey to taste.

Look for figs that have a deep purple colour and are a little soft – they should yield gently when pressed. Choose weighty pomegranates with an even colour. Freshness means you are in for the tastiest and juiciest experience.


Dealing with pomegranate seeds can take time because they are small and delicate. To save time in the morning, prepare them in advance so they are ready to sprinkle on your breakfast.

Questions about pomegranate and fig topping

Eager to uncover the secrets of this delicious topping? Look no further. We have gathered some answers to frequently asked questions below.

How to cut a pomegranate for topping?
Start by cutting off the crown of the pomegranate and making shallow cuts along its ridges to create sections that can be pulled apart easily over a bowl of water. Scape out the seeds with a spoon or your fingers. The water will help separate the seeds, which will sink to the bottom of the bowl, and any remaining membrane, which will float to the surface.
How to cut figs for topping?
Remove the stem and place the fig flat side down on a cutting board. Cut into wedges or quarters or remove the skin and dice the figs.
What flavours go with pomegranate and fig topping for skyr or yoghurt?
Honey and cinnamon are perfect partners for pomegranate and fig, adding depth and warmth while balancing the tartness of skyr or yoghurt.


Arla® Skyr
Pomegranate seeds
A pinch of cinnamon

Tangy pomegranate and sweet fig – the perfect toppings for skyr or yogurt

When you sprinkle pomegranates and figs onto your skyr or yogurt, magic happens. The tangy burst of pomegranates seamlessly unites with the gentle sweetness of figs, creating a delicious flavour fusion for the creamy base. And beyond the impeccable taste, the bright red seeds and the deep purple figs come together to create a mini piece of art right in your breakfast or dessert. If you like the delicious taste of figs, take a look at our recipe for figs, apple, and honey topping for skyr. And if you enjoy the vibrant kick of pomegranate, try this recipe for granola with quinoa and pomegranate topping for skyr).

Sweeten your breakfast with a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of honey

Give your morning a touch of sweetness by adding a sprinkle of cinnamon and a drizzle of honey to your breakfast. The sweetness of honey enhances the natural flavour of the figs and balances the tangy pomegranate, while cinnamon brings a cosy warmth.