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Banana and cocoa flapjacks recipe

Banana and cocoa flapjacks recipe

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A recipe for banana and chocolate-flavoured flapjacks, perfect for snacking on long walks. For this twist on the classic traybake, melted butter, treacle, golden syrup, and sugar are stirred into rolled oats, chopped banana and cocoa, then baked for 20 minutes. Scrumptious and easy. See method

  • Makes 9 flapjacks
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 246 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 35g treacle
  • 35g light muscovado sugar
  • 30g (1oz) golden syrup
  • 250g rolled oats
  • 15g cocoa powder
  • 2 medium bananas, halved horizontally and sliced

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    6g 31%
  • Sugars

    14g 16%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 30.7g Protein 3.8g Fibre 3g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 160°C. Grease an 18cm square tin.
  2. In a large pan, melt together the butter, treacle sugar and syrup, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Pour in the remaining ingredients and mix together well.
  4. Pour into the prepared tin and level the top.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, then remove from the oven and leave to stand for 2 minutes before cutting into 9 flapjacks. Leave to cool completely in the tin.

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