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Cut up flapjack with a blue knife Tried & Tested


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2.4 stars based on 95 ratings

This flapjack recipe is an old family favourite and so delicious and very easy to make!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:16
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 225g 8 oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 170g 6 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 340g 12 oz Porridge oats
  • ¼tsp ¼tsp Salt
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Golden syrup (we use Silver Spoon)

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F or gas 4). Line a tin with baking paper, the tin should approx measure 28cm x 18cm x 3cm or 11in x 7in x 1.2in

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    In a large pan gently heat the butter or margarine and golden syrup. Heat until the butter is all melted, do not boil. (Using a wooden spoon is advised)

    Ingredients for this step

    • 225g 8 oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 3tbsp 3tbsp Golden syrup (we use Silver Spoon)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Remove pan from the heat and add in the oats, sugar and salt. Mix very well until all the oats are covered.

    Ingredients for this step

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Put the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth evenly into the corners.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Bake in the oven for approximately 15 minutes, then turn the tin around and bake for a further 5 minutes. Bake until golden brown.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Remove the tin from the oven and allow to cool for a short while. With a palette knife lightly mark out into 18 pieces before it sets. Cut up when cold.