- 50g mixed dried fruit (a mixture of raisins, sultanas and apricots is nice)
- 50g mixed seed
- 140g oats
Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…
- 25g multi-grain hoop cereal
- 100g butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 100g light muscovado sugar
- 100g golden syrup
Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet…
Grease and line a 20cm square cake tin with baking parchment.
Put the dried fruit in a mixing bowl. Add the seeds, oats and cereal, and mix well.
Put the butter, sugar and golden syrup in the saucepan. Cook gently on the hob, stirring with the spatula, until the butter and sugar are melted.
Remove from the heat and pour the dry ingredients into the saucepan. Mix well until all the ingredients are coated with the syrup mix.
Fill the baking tin with the mixture. Use the spatula to press the mix down evenly. Bake at 160C/140C fan/gas 3 for 20 mins, then leave to cool completely before cutting into squares or fingers. Store in an airtight tin for up to 3 days – if they last that long!
Before you startWash your hands, tie back long hair, if necessary, and put on an apron.
Equipment you will need❏ Weighing scales ❏ Mixing bowl ❏ Saucepan ❏ Spatula ❏ 20cm/8in square baking tin, lined with baking parchment
For parentsMelting the butter, sugar and syrup can be dangerous for young children to do unsupervised.