Oaty apple and orange squares


150g butter, softened

100g demerara sugar

200g rolled oats

90ml unsweetened apple juice

1 orange, zest only

100g raisins


20cm square cake tin, spoon, bowl, knife, cooling rack.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180⁰C, Gas Mark 4 and grease a 20cm square cake tin.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then work in the oats and add the apple juice, orange zest and raisins.
  3. Tip into the prepared tin and spread evenly and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Cool slightly before marking into squares.
  5. Leave to cool in the tin before cutting into squares.

Top tips:

Store in an airtight tin.


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