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Lazy cornflake shortcakes

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Serves 1 - 1 Portion

I prefer eating than baking so my recipes are as lazy as they can be! This is a very lazy recipe for the irresistable traybakes that i got as a child in school however still yummy!

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  • For the base:
  • Ready rolled sweet shortcrust pastry
  • You can make your own pastry but i can't be bothered
  • For topping:
  • 110g Strawberry jam
  • 110g Golden Syrup
  • 80g Cornflakes
  • 40g Butter
  • 30g Sugar


    1. Pre heat oven to the temp it will say on ready rolled packet or to the recipe your using for the pastry.
    2. Grease a baking tray and lay out pastry in a square, rectangle or cut into circle. Stab with fork about 10 times.
    3. Place pastry into oven for 20 minutes or to your recipe. While the pastry bakes place sugar, butter and syrup into pan. Heat to a simmer but do not let it burn. Stir continuously.
    4. Once caramel colour remove syrup mix from hob and mix in cornflakes so that every bit is covered.
    5. Once pastry is golden brown remove from oven and allow to cool. Once cooled spread jam all over, covering it all.
    6. Spread cornflake mix over jam and pastry and place in fridge to cool.
    7. Once cooled tale out of fridge cut into custom pieces and devour!!

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13th Oct, 2015
I have just made them, and so far it's been a great success. I'm not an experienced baker, but these are very easy. I couldn't get sweet shortcrust, so I just used ordinary shortcrust pastry - worked very well anyway. Thank you, becs!
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