Easy Flapjack

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  • Dietary Needs

    • Gluten free
    • Nut free
    • Vegetarian
  • 11 Reviews

    4 star rating

This flapjack recipe is an old family favourite and so delicious and very easy to make! This can be baked on a Sunday and cut into squares to accompany packed lunches. 



  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F or gas mark 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. In a large pan gently heat the butter or margarine, golden syrup and maple sauce. Heat until the butter is all melted, do not boil. (Using a wooden spoon is advised)

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

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

  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. 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.

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  1. 1 star rating

    Tried this recipe 3 times now and it’s to wet and no matter how long I cook it for it just won’t set. The outside is ok but the middle just crumbles apart

  2. 5 star rating

    delicious and takes barely any time they are sooo good

  3. 5 star rating

    Amazing 😉 has no brown sugar so it works so well I recommend this recipe

  4. 5 star rating

    These were delicious !

  5. 2 star rating

    Not sure. Followed exactly - but would not set?
    Made lots of flapjack before and never had an issue?
    Has anyone else had this issue?

  6. 5 star rating

    I changed the sugar to Dark muscavado and used Salted butter and instead of Maple syrup I used Treacle. Oh my word, can't stop eating them

  7. 5 star rating

    We made these with the children yesterday. Really fun recipe to get them involved and the end result was perfect.

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  9. 5 star rating

    I LOVE this recipe. I followed it exactly and now my kids have flapjack for their lunches next week.

  10. 4 star rating

    I found them far too buttery in fact drenched and there’s no need for the grease proof paper as it just stuck to the oats even when left to cool it stuck either way.

  11. 5 star rating

    Made the Flapjacks with castor sugar to the recipe and they maybe a touch sweeter than some might prefer but still yummy.

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