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30Total Time
15Prep Time
15Bake Time

Easy Flapjack

Quick and easy

16 Reviews

  • Gluten Free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

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.   

30Total Time
15Prep Time
15Bake Time


  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)

  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.

  4. Step 4:

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

  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 18 pieces before it sets. Cut up when cold.


  • For the Flapjack

    • 225g Unsalted butter
    • 170g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 340g Porridge oats
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 3 tbsp Golden syrup
    • 1 tbsp Maple syrup


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

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