Flapjacks are the perfect snack while you put your feet up and enjoy a cup of tea. The oats also provide slow-release energy to keep you going.
250g (8oz) butter
200g (7oz) demerara sugar
2tbsp golden syrup
250g (8oz) rolled oats
90g (3oz) jumbo oats
3tbsp chopped ginger in syrup
1 Set the oven to warm, 160c Melt the butter over a gentle heat, then stir in the sugar and golden syrup until the su
gar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in the rolled oats, jumbo oats and ginger, mixing well.
2 Spread the mixture evenly into a buttered 26 x 16.5 tin. Bake in the centre of the oven for 30-40 mins. Leave the flapjack to cool in the tin for 10minutes before cutting into fingers. Then leave in the tin to cool completely before removing.
Per Portion: 353 calories, 19.0g fat.
Tip: To make your flapjacks a little more luxurious, drizzle melted chocolate over them when they come out of the oven.