Mary Berry, is the queen of the kitchen, particularly loved and respected for her role as judge on the Great British Bake Off.

So when she offers her special recipe for one of the nation’s most-loved sweet treats, you can bet we’re listening!

Flapjacks are one of the tastiest treats around, and relatively easy to make too. Mary Berry’s flapjacks take just 40 minutes in total to cook, and make a whopping 24 portions. Count us in!

Follow her foolproof recipe for flapjacks, taken from her fabulous Mary Berry’s Complete Cookbook packed with over 1000 recipes. Buy it for £25 from DK available at dk.com

Makes 24




125g butter plus extra for greasing

90g golden syrup

90g light muscovado sugar

250g rolled oats

roasting tin or shallow cake tin, about 20 x 30 cm

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1 Lighlty butter the roasting tin or cake tin.

2 Combine the butter, syrup, and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until the ingredients have melted and dissolved. Stir in the oats and mix well.

3 Spoon into the prepared tin and smooth the surface with a palette knife. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C (160C fan, Gas 4) for about 30 minutes.

4 Leave to cool in the tin for about 5 minutes, then mark into 24 fingers. Leave to cool completely, then cut and remove from tin.

So will you be making these delicious Mary Berry flapjacks? Let us know what you thought of them!