Traditional Flapjack - Fruit Flapjack Recipe

Flapjack Recipe
Flapjack Recipe. Photo © RFB Photography
  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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Traditional Flapjack is one of the quickest, easiest and importantly cheap baked goods to make. This is a traditional flapjack recipe with the addition of delicious dried fruits, honey and banana.

Traditional flapjack as well as fruit flapjack are very healthy as they are mainly made from oats which are full of iron, zinc and vitamin B, so you can eat them without too much guilt.

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup/ 6 tbsp Golden Syrup or corn syrup
  • 3½oz/100g butter
  • 3oz/85g soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 12 oz/350g oats mixed with 3½oz/100g dried apricots
  • 1 small banana, mashed

How to Make It

Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4

  • Butter a 9"x 13"/23cm x 33cm Swiss roll tin and line the base with baking parchment.
  • Place the syrup and butter into a large saucepan and heat gently until the butter has melted into the syrup and stir well.
  • Put the oats into a roomy baking bowl, add all the other ingredients then pour over the butter and syrup mixture and stir to coat the oats.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and spread evenly to fill the tin making sure the surface is even.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven while the flapjack is still slightly soft, they will harden once cool.
  • Place the tin on a wire cooling rack and cut the flapjack into squares and leave in the tin until completely cold.

The flapjack keeps well stored in an airtight tin.