On-the-run breakfast bars

On-the-run breakfast bars

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Makes 12 bars
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Nutrition and extra info

  • Can be frozen

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal245
  • fat17g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre3g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.16g
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Ingredients

  • 100g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 85g demerara sugar
  • 140g porridge oat
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp linseeds, slightly crushed
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 100g chopped hazelnut
    Hazelnuts

    Hazelnut

    hay-zl-nut

    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Butter a 22cm square baking tin. Melt the butter, syrup and sugar in a pan. Pour in the oats, cinnamon, coconut, seeds and nuts, mix and pour into tin. Bake for 30-35 mins. Leave to cool for 5 mins, then cut into slices. Will keep for 1 week in an airtight container.

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veggie84
1st Feb, 2012
1.05
What on earth am I doing wrong? Every time I have tried this recipe it has turned into a crumbly mess! It makes delicious gronola to add to yoghurt though!!
stevebo5000
9th Dec, 2011
really nice
varunee
14th Nov, 2011
I have already make this twice. It is so easy to make and so delicious. I used 50/50 butter and banana work perfectly. I also added dates, sultanas and brazil nuts instead of hazelnuts. I will make it again. I also used honey instead of golden syrup.
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mrsh1985
14th Nov, 2015
5.05
Like the idea of using banana :-)
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kasiakoczwara
21st Sep, 2011
5.05
AGGGHHHH! Wrong one! And no cancel opion! Oh well, anyway I was hoping to try this one...
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kasiakoczwara
21st Sep, 2011
5.05
No problems at all. And soooo easy! Used mixed dates/rasins and chopped almonds. Oh, and only 100ml golden syrup :)
tracypickle
16th Apr, 2011
5.05
Excellent Recipe Loved it
antistarlet
16th Mar, 2011
5.05
Make these all the time, very tasty and so easy to make. Often chuck in apricots and they always work. A breakfast staple!
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amp1043
19th Jan, 2011
5.05
Made these yesterday and they are very good. I think the 50/50 mix of butter and banana is a great idea. I missed out the seeds (didn't have any) and instead of hazelnuts used a mixture of dates, cranberries and dried banana. As soon as the last one is eaten I'll be making more!.
notonadiet
7th Jan, 2011
5.05
I'm vegan so substituted the butter for Pure Sunflower Spread. I also used Duchy Organic Oat & Apple Porridge, all other ingredients as is. Delicious! Eldest daughter (12) not a cereal lover & bored of toast & so I made these yesterday hoping they'd be the answer for something nutritious, no fuss and yummy that she can take with her if running late. She ate two bars this morning before school, so I am delighted! Great for me too as most commercial bars like this have honey in them.

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