Fruity flapjacks

Ingredients

2x15ml spoons golden syrup

50g butter or soft spread 

50g sugar

150g oats

50g dried fruit, e.g. sliced apricots

Equipment

Baking tray, measuring spoons, saucepan, wooden spoon.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200C or gas mark 6.
  2. Grease a shallow baking tin and line with greaseproof paper.
  3. Place the syrup, fat and sugar into a saucepan and gently heat until the spread has melted.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the oats.
  5. Pour ½ the mixture into the baking tin.
  6. Arrange the dried fruit over the mixture.
  7. Pour the remaining mixture over the fruit and pat down.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes until lightly browned.
  9. Remove from the oven and cut into portions in the baking tray while hot.

Top tips:

  • Vary the type of dried fruit, e.g. sultanas, figs, mixed fruit.
  • Add 1x5ml spoon cinnamon or mixed spice to the oat mixture.
  • Try using a little less sugar (or replace some with sweetener) and a little more dried fruit in the flapjacks to make them healthier.

Food skills:

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Weigh
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Measure
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Melt, simmer and boil
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Mix, Stir & Combine
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Bake
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Cut, Chop, Slice, Dice & Trim
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Portion / Divide
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