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Easy to make Flapjack Recipe - just melt, stir and bake!

Reference to the term: 'flapjack' can be found as early as the 17th century, but then, it was a flat type of tart or pancake. (In the US and Canada 'flapjack' still means a kind of pancake.) Later, a flapjack was a type of apple flan and it was not until the 1930's, in the UK, that this term described the dish in its present form, made from oats.

The word: 'flapjack' is made up of :'Flap', meaning a tossed mixture and: 'Jack', suggesting a variety of ingredients. It can also mean a person whose country of origin is somewhat in question, a hydraulic machine, a card game and a wrestling throw!!

However, our interpretation is simply a delicious, versatile recipe for flapjacks which are crisp on the outside and soft and chewy in the centre. You can also add any dried fruit such as raisins, chopped dates, chopped apricots, etc.

Our tempting Flapjack Recipe provides a valuable addition to your home made menus - either as a dessert or a popular family treat.
  • 225g butter
  • 150g demerara sugar
  • 50g muscovado sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 325g porridge oats
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Preparation Time  Prep: 15 mins.     Cooking Time  Cooking: 20 mins.
Serves 12
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Next page is How to make Flapjacks or follow this link for the whole Flapjack Recipe.