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FLAPJACKS

Introduction & method

In most of the world, flapjacks are soft oat biscuits (or cookies). Except in North America and South Africa, where they look like Scotch Pancakes. This recipe is for British flapjacks. It's very easy, and the flapjacks are utterly delicious.

Flapjacks Recipe

Make


Pre-heat your oven to 140°C (284°F) if it's a fan oven, or 160°C (320°F) for a conventional one.

Melt the butter into the sugar over a low heat. Transfer to a bowl, stir in the oats and the golden syrup. Line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicon mat or greaseproof paper, and spread the mixture out flat. Use something like a potato masher or cranked spatula to create an even layer about 6mm (quarter of an inch) thick.

Bake


Bake for 30-40 minutes. check them after 30 minutes - gently press the centre with your finger - it should be slightly springy and not too soft. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes, then cut into squares, rectangles or triangles and cool completely on a wire rack.



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Ingredients & Info



•  250 grams oats
•  175 grams brown sugar
•  175 grams unsalted butter
•  4 tbsp golden syrup

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Makes about 12 flapjacks
Prep time: 10 minutes.
Cooking time: 35-40 minutes.
Total time: 45 minutes.

Watch the video on YouTube