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Introduction & method

In most of the world, flapjacks are soft oat biscuits (or cookies). Except in South Africa, where they look like Scotch Pancakes and are sometimes described as 'crumpets'. This recipe is for British flapjacks. It's very easy, and the flapjacks are utterly delicious.

Flapjacks Recipe

Pre-heat your oven to 160°C (320°F).

Melt the butter into the sugar over a low heat. Transfer to a bowl, stir in the oats and the golden syrup. Line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicon mat or greaseproof paper, and spread the mixture out flat. Use something like a potato masher to create an even layer about 6mm (quarter of an inch) thick.

Bake for 35-40 minutes. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes, then cut into squares, rectangles or triangles.

The video above is from the Keef Cooks YouTube channel. Click here to see the video recipe of Flapjacks on YouTube.

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Ingredients & Info

•  250 grams oats
•  175 grams brown sugar
•  175 grams unsalted butter
•  2 tbsp golden syrup

US (cups, sticks, etc)

Makes about 12 flapjacks
Prep time: 10 minutes.
Cooking time: 35-40 minutes.
Total time: 45 minutes.

Watch the video on YouTube