23 March 2012

Favourite Recipe Friday - Super Easy Flapjacks

I love baking with my son and after a total fail of a flapjack recipe several months back I happened upon this one, it is super easy and the result is a scrummy flapjack. It has fast become a favourite with both my children wolfing it down as an afternoon snack.


300g Porridge Oats
6 tablespoons Golden Syrup
200g Unsalted Butter


1. Grease a rectangular tin (about 20cm x 25cm) and line the base with baking parchment.

2. Place the golden syrup and butter into a saucepan and heat gently until all the butter has melted into the syrup. It is better to use heaped tablespoons of the syrup and have a little too much, they are better gooey than crumbly.

3. Tip the oats into a large mixing bowl with a pinch of salt, pour over the syrup/butter mixture and stir until all of the ingredients are combined and the oats are evenly coated.

4. Once you have mixed the oats and syrup/butter mixture together tip into the greased baking tray and flatten out with a spatula so it as evenly spread as possible.

5. Place in the oven at about 180c/Gas 4 for 25 minutes or until it is a nice golden brown colour (you can remove from the oven whilst it is still slightly soft as it will harden when it cools).

6. Take out of the oven and place on a cooling rack, cut into squares whilst they are still warm as they will be difficult to cut once cooled and they have gone hard.  Once cool remove from the tin.

7. I drizzle some melted chocolate on top but you don't have too, there are so many things you can add to flapjacks. A few ideas are dessicated coconut, raisins, mixed seeds or even cherries.

Once the chocolate has hardened you can serve with a nice cup of tea.

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