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Granny's Flapjacks

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Serves 10

Delicious flapjacks just like your granny used to make :-)

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Ingredients

  • 150g (6oz) Margarine
  • 100g (4oz) Demerara sugar
  • 20ml (1tbsp) Golden syrup
  • 200g (8oz) Porridge Oats

Method

    1. Grease a baking tin of about 30x20cm (11"x7") and line with baking parchment
    2. Pre-heat oven to 180C or Gas Mark 4
    3. Melt the margarine, syrup and sugar in a hot pan
    4. Take off the heat and stir in the porridge oats
    5. Pour and spread evenly into the baking tin for 20mins (or until golden) at 180C/Gas Mark 4

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Aly Green
2nd Sep, 2018
5.05
My husband wanted flapjacks just like he ate as a boy- chewy and toffeeish. I cooked the flapjack a bit longer (30mins) than suggested and end result was just what he wanted! Thank you.
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Rachel Wells Fitness
10th Mar, 2018
Tried this recipe for a wonderful mother's day indulgence tomorrow, and I tested a flapjack, and oh my! Perfectly sweet and chewy. I felt guilty eating it. I'm vegan, so I used soy margarine instead. And I used honey instead of syrup. Recipe was without a flaw.
christieusa
15th Oct, 2017
5.05
At long last, a fabulous, chewy flapjack recipe that is so easy to make (yay, no more bricks!) I added a sprinkle of coconut to the mix and it was delicious.
ruthwilliamson
18th May, 2013
5.05
Best flapjack recipe ever. Chewy, moist and a good balance between butter and syrup. Added some sultanas as well. Won't use any other flapjack recipe from now on!
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Rachel Wells Fitness
10th Mar, 2018
Added currants to mine
jimiskewl
20th Oct, 2012
5.05
My only gripe would be that there was not enough mixture to completely fill the tin! Very quick, very easy and a great snack for the lunch box. A recipe a shall be doing again for sure.
chocolatebuttons
8th Apr, 2012
5.05
After years of searching, I've finally found a great flapjack recipe. Neither too sticky nor too doughy. Better than lots of 'cheffy' recipes
sarahhawker
11th Aug, 2011
5.05
Really easy and really tasty, took 5 mins to put together. :-)
jmpowell
31st Mar, 2011
5.05
So quick and easy!! The look of horror came across my families faces when I said I had made flapjack - it usually resembles a brick! But not now!! YUM!!
lucyblinco
26th Nov, 2010
4.05
the only recipe that i could find which was easy and simple to make, they turned out good :D

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