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Funky Flapjacks

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Serves 1 - 12 Bars

This is definitley a family favourite you'll have them polished off and asking for more.

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Ingredients

  • 225g[8 oz] butter
  • 75g[3 oz]sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of runny honey and another of golden syrup.
  • 350g[12oz]porridge oats
  • For chocolate flapjacks
  • 100g[4oz]plain chocolate
  • For fruit and nut flapjacks
  • 100g[4 oz]sultanas,raisins or currants
  • 50g[2oz]chopped nuts

Method

    1. Grease the baking tin with a little butter using a paper towel. Turn on the oven to 180 C/350 F or gas mark 4.Put the butter,sugar and honey and golden syrup in the pan over a low heat and stir until melted.
    2. Take the pan off the heat and stir in the porridge oats,mixing well.
    3. Spread the mixture into the tin and press it down well with the spoon. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.Take care not to overcook as the flapjacks will then be dry.Cut into twelve pieces and leave to cool completely in the tin.
    4. For the chocolate flapjacks melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of hot .Take the bowl off the pan and dip each flapjack into the melted chocolate and leave to set on a wiring rack.You can also put the melted chocolate into the icing syringe to decorate the flapjacks.
    5. For the fruit and nut flapjacks Make the plain flapjacks and add the fruit and nuts with the porridge oats,mixing well.

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gwilly.d
13th Aug, 2015
Great recipe. The only two binding agents in these flapjacks are butter and the syrup; so I've needed to use 250g butter and three heaped tablespoons golden syrup AND most importantly, cut them to shape while still warm in the tin but leave them in the tin until they are completely cool before removing them (otherwise they will crumble because the butter and syrup are still warm and not set). I can't keep these for more than a day - they're very popular. My thanks to the original author. Gwilly.d
Sandsim
18th Oct, 2014
This recipe just doesn't bind. I followed it perfectly and ended up with crumbs. :(
crystal85
27th Jan, 2014
great recipe, made the mistake of trying to cut it when it was warm then realised it had to be completely cold before cutting it otherwise it crumbles, so quick to make
chichi2501
29th Mar, 2013
that is very good, but why have you put 1teaspoon for golden syrup or honey is that enough???? some one say7 some thing if im wrong!!!:)
franticfoodie
7th May, 2012
5.05
Superb! Did the chocolate ones.. tasted great! Going to try the fruit and nuts version next time! xx
hcarlisle
3rd May, 2012
Hi, I just tried this recipe with a few alterations. I used gluten free oats and Vitalite as i can't eat gluten or dairy, and i used only golden syrup instead of the honey (as i didn't have any honey) and i added raisins and almonds. Don't know whether it was because i changed a few things, but my flapjacks turned out quite loose and fell apart when i cut them up. Does anyone have any advice on what i could do to make them stay together? they otherwise taste great!
lisamelanie
12th Feb, 2012
Love this my son helped me make them.
aandlburrell
13th Oct, 2011
tasted great but didnt stick together!
myleftfoot
20th Jul, 2011
Added more fruit as trying to recreate Costa Coffee@S fruity flapjacks. Very tasty.
myleftfoot
20th Jul, 2011
Added more fruit as trying to recreate Costa Coffee@S fruity flapjacks. Very tasty.

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