Oats and jam squares

    Oats and jam squares


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    About this recipe: Bake your favourite fruit jams or preserves right into this easy-peasy brown sugar and porridge oat traybake. Use one flavour throughout, or 240g each of two flavours (strawberry and apricot, raspberry and plum, the possibilites are deliciously endless!)

    Serves: 12 

    • 115g butter, softened
    • 110g dark brown soft sugar
    • 125g plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 120g porridge oats
    • 480g fruit jam (any flavour)

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 20x30cm tin.
    2. Combine the butter, dark brown soft sugar, flour, bicarb, salt and oats. Press 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared tin. Spread the fruit jam(s) over the top and sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture, gently pressing crumbs into jam.
    3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting into squares.

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    looks taste good as it looks - 06 May 2012

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