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Easy Flapjack Recipe

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Quick and easy

22 Reviews

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Serves 16
Serves 16

About our flapjacks recipe:

Oaty, chewy and deliciously-sweet, our flapjacks are the perfect teatime treat or addition to a packed lunch. With just six ingredients, these flapjacks are so easy to bake and ready in just half an hour.

Flapjacks will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.

6 ingredients6 steps
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian


  1. Step 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. Step 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)

    Ingredients for this step

    • Unsalted butter (softened) (225g)
    • Silver Spoon Golden Syrup (3 tbsp)
    • Maple syrup (1 tbsp)
  3. Step 3

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

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  4. Step 4

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

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  5. 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. Step 6

    Remove the tin from the oven and allow to cool for a short while. With a palette knife lightly mark out into 16 pieces before it sets. Cut up when cold.

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  • For the Flapjack

    • 225gUnsalted butter (softened) 
    • 170gBillington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar 
    • 340gPorridge oats 
    • 1/4 tspSalt 
    • 3 tbspSilver Spoon Golden Syrup 
    • 1 tbspMaple syrup 


  • 28 x 18 x 3cm or 11 x 7 x 1.2in tin
  • Saucepan
  • Baking paper
  • Palette knife

Nutritional information per 47g serving

  • Energy 249cal
  • Fat 13g
  • of which Saturates 7.7g
  • Carbohydrates 29g
  • of which Sugars 15g
  • Protein 2.7g
  • Salt 0.1g

22 Baker Ratings

This is such a lovely recipe.... At last i've found a good one :) x

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Very tasty and the flapjacks are amazing!!

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