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Easy flapjack recipe

Easy flapjack recipe

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These classic chewy flapjacks are studded with crunchy seeds, juicy apricots and sultanas – perfect for snacking on-the-go or for an after-school treat. What's more, this easy flapjack recipe only takes 30 minutes to make. See method

  • Makes 16
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 165 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 90g salted butter
  • 90g golden syrup
  • 90g light muscovado sugar
  • 150g oats
  • 50g sunflower seeds
  • 25g sesame seeds
  • 75g dried apricot pieces, finely chopped
  • 75g sultanas

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    8g 11%
  • Saturates

    3g 17%
  • Sugars

    15g 17%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 22.9g Protein 2.2g Fibre 1.2g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 4, 180°C, fan 160°C. 
  2. Line a 20cm square baking tin with nonstick baking paper.
  3. Put the butter, golden syrup and sugar into a medium pan over a medium-low heat. Heat gently, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in all the remaining ingredients.
  4. Press the mixture into the tin. Cook for 20 mins until golden brown. Mark the flapjack into 16 squares while still hot. Cool slightly, then turn the flapjack out onto a chopping board. Cut into squares and leave to cool.

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