In a bid to help cut our outgoings when it comes to our food we are starting to make our own snacks, using up ingredients that we are already have in the house and these flapjacks are perfect for doing just that.
With minimal effort and ingredients needed, these flapjacks help fight the snack attack but also hit that sweet tooth too, however at the fraction of the cost of snacks you may buy when doing your weekly shop.
The recipe is so easy to follow that you can even get the kids to help as well. Both Kayleigh and Ethan love to get hands on in the kitchen and they had great fun making these.
- 175g butter
- 175g golden syrup
- 175g muscovado sugar
- 350g porridge oats
- Preheat the oven to gas mark 2 and line a 20cm square tin, lining with baking paper
- Melt your butter in a pan, use a little of this to brush the square tin.
- To the rest of the butter add golden syrup and sugar. Heat this gently until all the sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from the heat and stir in the porridge oats.
- Pour the mixture into the tin and pack down as tight as you can with the back of a spoon.
- Bake in the oven for 40 minutes
- Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 20 minutes, once it has cooled slightly tip out onto the chopping board and then slice into squares.
- Once completely cool store in an air tight container.
I think in the next few weeks I am going to try these again but make slight adjustments of adding fruit to them too and seeing how they come out. I’ll make sure I share the out comings of these in the weeks to come.
If you do give these a try, come back and let me know how you got on. In the meantime if you would like to see what other sweet recipes we have on the blog head over and have a look now. Our most popular ones include the classic Victoria sponge cake and our delicious Smarties cookies.